Guide to filing a mechanics lien in Gilmer County

Where is the Gilmer County Recorder's Office that files mechanic liens?

You can file your mechanic liens in person at the Gilmer County Clerk of Superior Court’s Office located at:

1 Broad Street
Ellijay, GA 30540

Phone: 706-635-4462

You can also file your lien documents electronically.

Lien eFiling facilitates the electronic filing of lien documents via the Georgia Superior Court Clerks’ Cooperative Authority eFile portal at The Authority can accept lien documents for filing on behalf of participating counties using two different methods:

METHOD 1: Interested filers can contact one of the value added submitters listed below, who have demonstrated the ability to submit lien documents through the Authority portal. Payment for filings will be handled through an agreement with the selected value added submitter.

Approved Value Added Submitters:

CSC, Corporation Service Company
eDocs Solutions
eRecording Partners


Indecomm Global Services


(Note that if you are a value added submitter and would like to be included on this page, you can contact

METHOD 2: All payments for filings submitted directly through the Authority eFile portal must be paid by credit card, bank account ACH transfer or escrow account. Note that a 3.5% transaction fee is applied to credit card payments and a $1.00 transaction fee is applied to bank account ACH transfers to cover costs.

What is Gilmer County's Recording Backlog?

The Gilmer County Clerk of Superior Court’s Office does not publicly disclose information on recording backlog.

Should I file my mechanics lien in Gilmer County?

If your construction project is located in Gilmer County, then yes, you should file your lien here.

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

How do I get a recorded copy of my lien from the Gilmer County Recorder's Office?

You can obtain a recorded copy of your lien in person at the Gilmer County Clerk of Superior Court’s Office located at:

1 Broad Street
Ellijay, GA 30540

Phone: 706-635-4462

Records are made available to the public for property searches. Access to a copy of a lien may require paying a fee.

You can search Gilmer County’s Lien Index online at:

You can also search Gilmer County’s Real Estate Index online at:

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