Tips, Practical Information When Filling Your Mechanics Lien

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

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

108 North Jefferson St. Suite 102
Perry, FL 32347

Phone: (850) 838-3506

Hours of Operation: Mon – Fri, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

What is Taylor County's Recording Backlog?

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

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

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

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

Generally, to file a mechanics lien in Taylor 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 Taylor County Recorder’s Office.

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

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

The margin and page size requirements to file a lien in Taylor 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 Taylor County Recorder?

You can make payment to the Taylor County Recorder when submitting your lien claim. The Taylor 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 Taylor County?

The Taylor County Clerk’s recording fee is $10.00 for the first page and $8.50 for each additional page or fraction.

Copy Fees

Copies up to and including 8 1/2” x 14”: $1.00 per page

Certifying copies, per instrument: $2.00

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

You can obtain a recorded copy of your lien from the Taylor County Clerk’s office in person located at:

108 North Jefferson St. Suite 102
Perry, FL 32347

Phone: (850) 838-3506

You can also search and order Official Records online at http://67.158.150.97/PublicInquiry/Search.aspx?Type=Name

Only Official Records recorded after May 8,1981 are displayed.

If you have any question you can e-mail the recording department at recording_1@taylorclerk.com

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

Determining whether you have the right to file a mechanics lien in Taylor, 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 Taylor 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 Taylor County?

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