Filing a mechanics lien in New London City

If you’re trying to record a mechanics lien or construction notice in New London City, Connecticut, you’re in the right place. On this page, you’ll find contact information for the New London City Clerk, document rules, delivery requirements, fees, payment methods, and more.

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Before you file a lien in New London City, read How to File a Lien in Connecticut for a step-by-step guide to the process and requirements.

Types of documents recorded in this office:
Mechanics lien
Lien release
UCC lien

Download New London City Clerk Forms:

Lien FAQs for New London City

Where do I file a mechanics lien in New London City, Connecticut?

You can file your Clerk in person at the City Clerk's Office, located at:
181 State Street
New London, Connecticut, 06320

Hours of operation:
Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 4:00 pm


Hours of Recording:
Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 3:50 pm Recordings no later: 3:45 pm

If you need more information, you can call them at (860) 447-5204 (860) 447-5205.

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Can I file a mechanics lien in New London City, Connecticut?

Generally, anyone who provides labor or materials to a construction project has the right to file a mechanics lien in Connecticut. If the project property was located in New London City, then the lien must be filed with the New London City Clerk, regardless of where you or your company are located. But whether or not you have the right to file a lien will depend on a number of factors, including your position on the payment chain, whether you sent the required notices, and whether the deadline has passed.

To learn more about the requirements and deadlines, visit the Connecticut Mechanics Lien Guide & FAQ page.

When is the deadline to file a lien in New London City?

In New London City, Connecticut, your deadline to file a mechanics lien is dependent upon your role in the project. General contractors have 90 days to file a lien after the last date of furnishing labor or materials. Subcontractors and suppliers have 90 days to file.

How much does it cost to file a lien in New London City?

Currently, the cost to file a lien with the New London City Clerk is as follows:
$60 for the first page. $5 for each additional page

Costs change periodically.

Visit the New London City Clerk fees page for the latest information.

How do I release or cancel a lien with the New London City Clerk?

To cancel a lien that you previously recorded in New London City, you will need to file a lien release. The fee is $60.

A mechanics lien is typically canceled after the claim has been paid, or when the lien expires.

How can I get a copy of a lien or other document recorded in New London City?

The New London City Clerk maintains a record of all property documents, including mechanics liens and certain construction notices. You can obtain either a certified or conformed copy of a document. Related: What type of document copy do you need?

In person

181 State Street New London, CT 06320

By mail

181 State Street New London, CT 06320

Electronically

The New London City Clerk does not currently have an online resource for requesting document copies.

Fees

Certified copy: $2.00

Do preliminary notices need to be recorded in New London City?

Preliminary notices are not recorded in New London City. Learn more about Connecticut’s preliminary notice requirements and how to send one.

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