Guide to filing a mechanics lien in Washington County

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

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

132 W. Haynes Street
Sandersville, GA 31082

Phone: 478-552-3186
Fax: 478-553-9969

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 https://efile.gsccca.org/Home.aspx. 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
https://www.erecording.com/
eDocs Solutions
https://www.edocsrecording.com/
eRecording Partners

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Indecomm Global Services

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Simplifile
https://simplifile.com/
(Note that if you are a value added submitter and would like to be included on this page, you can contact help@gsccca.org).

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 Washington County's Recording Backlog?

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

Should I file my mechanics lien in Washington County?

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

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

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

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

132 W. Haynes Street
Sandersville, GA 31082

Phone: 478-552-3186
Fax: 478-553-9969

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 Washington County’s Lien Index online at:
https://search.gsccca.org/Lien/lienindex.asp

You can also search Washington county Real Estate Index online
https://search.gsccca.org/RealEstate/deedindex.asp

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