Guide to filing a mechanics lien in Madison County

Where is the Madison County Recorder's Office that files mechanics liens?

You can file your mechanics liens at the Madison County Clerk’s office in person located at:

125 SW Range Avenue
Madison, FL 32340

Phone: (850) 973 1500
Fax: (850) 973 2059

What is Madison County's Recording Backlog?

The Madison County Clerk does not publicly disclose information on recording backlog.

Should my mechanics lien be filed in Madison County, or some other county?

If the project is located in Madison county, then yes, you will want to record your lien with the Madison County Recorder’s office.

What are Madison County's requirements for recording a mechanics lien?

Generally, to file a mechanics lien in Madison County, there are 3 steps:

Step 1: Prepare your Florida mechanics lien form with the appropriate information required including information, statement of labor, and more. For more information, read our How to File a Florida Mechanics Lien Guide

Step 2: Serve a copy of the lien to the owner and others on the project.

Step 3: File the lien claim with the Madison County Recorder’s Office.

Your lien claim must follow all Madison County requirements including the appropriate margins and pay all fees.

What are the margin & page size requirements to file a lien in Madison County?

The margin and page size requirements to file a lien in Madison are: All documents must comply with the 8 1/2″ x 11″ standard page size and must be no larger than 8 1/2″ x 14″. The top margin of the first page should be 3 inches with all other margins as 1 inch. Not meeting these margin and page size requirements may result in additional fees.

How can I make payment to the Madison County Recorder?

You can make payment to the Madison County Recorder when submitting your lien claim. The Madison Recorder accepts most major forms of payment including cash, check, and major credit cards.

What are the filing fees to record a mechanics lien in Madison County?

The Madison County Clerk’s recording, indexing and filing fee is $10.00 for the first page and $8.50 for each additional page.

Additional Recording Fees

Indexing entry not recorded: $1.00

Lien Fees

Transfer of lien: $15.00
Each additional lien: $7.50

Copy Fees

Copies of public records not more than 14″ x 8 1/2″: $1.00
Certifying copies in public record: $2.00

How do I get a recorded copy of my lien from Madison County's Recorders Office?

You can obtain a recorded copy of your lien from the Madison County Clerk’s office in person.

You can also search and order the County Clerk’s official records online at:

https://www.myfloridacounty.com/official_records/index.html

You can pay by credit card (Visa, Mastercard, AMEX or Discover) or debit card.

You can use a document number, otherwise you can browse records by county, person’s name, etc.

Many documents are available for download. Otherwise you will receive the documents by mail within 3-5 business days.

Do I have the right to file a mechanics lien in Madison, Florida?

Determining whether you have the right to file a mechanics lien in Madison, FL depends on your situation. Generally speaking, every state gives those who have furnished labor and/or materials to a construction project the right to file a mechanics lien if unpaid for the furnishing. The same is true in Florida. However, there are some state-specific limitations as to who is qualified to file a mechanics lien that is important when considering whether you have the right to file a mechanics lien in Madison County, FL.

You can read more about lien rights and if you have the right to file a lien on our Florida Mechanics Lien Resources page.

What is the fee to file a Florida Preliminary Notice in Madison County?

The fee to file a Florida Preliminary Notice in Madison is $10.

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