Filing a mechanics lien in Payette County

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

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Before you file a lien in Payette County, read How to File a Lien in Idaho 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 Payette County Clerk Forms:

Lien FAQs for Payette County

Where do I file a mechanics lien in Payette County, Idaho?

You can file your Clerk in person at the County Clerk, located at:
1130 3rd Ave. N.
Payette, Idaho, 83661

Hours of operation:
Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

If you need more information, you can call them at (208) 642-6000.


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Can I file a mechanics lien in Payette County, Idaho?

Generally, anyone who provides labor or materials to a construction project has the right to file a mechanics lien in Idaho. If the project property was located in Payette County, then the lien must be filed with the Payette County 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 Idaho Mechanics Lien Guide & FAQ page.

When is the deadline to file a lien in Payette County?

In Payette County, Idaho, 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 date of last furnishing. Subcontractors and suppliers have 90 days to file.

How much does it cost to file a lien in Payette County?

Currently, the cost to file a lien with the Payette County Clerk is as follows:
$10 for the first page. $3 for each additional page

Costs change periodically.

Visit the Payette County Clerk fees page for the latest information.

How do I release or cancel a lien with the Payette County Clerk?

To cancel a lien that you previously recorded in Payette County, you will need to file a lien release. The fee is $10.

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 Payette County?

The Payette County 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

1130 3rd Ave. N. Payette, ID 83661

By mail

1130 3rd Ave. N. Payette, ID 83661


The Payette County Clerk does not currently have an online resource for requesting document copies.


Certified copy: $1.00

Do preliminary notices need to be recorded in Payette County?

Preliminary notices are not recorded in Payette County. Learn more about Idaho’s preliminary notice requirements and how to send one.

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