Guide to filing construction documents in Hendricks County, Indiana

Contractors and suppliers working on a project within Hendricks County should get familiar with the Hendricks County Recorder. This is the office that records documents related to the property, including mechanics liens and notices.

This page contains all of the information construction businesses need to file liens and other documents with the Hendricks County Recorder, including locations, hours, fees, form downloads, and more..

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The mechanics lien rules in Indiana can be complex. Before recording a lien in Hendricks County, read Filing a Lien in Indiana: A Step-by-Step Guide to make sure you understand the process, and common mistakes.

Download Hendricks County Recorder Forms:

Lien FAQs for Hendricks County

What types of documents can I file at the Hendricks County Recorder?

This office records a variety of property-related documents, including:
Mechanics lien
Lien release
UCC lien

Which office records mechanics liens in Hendricks County, Indiana?

Filing in person

You can file your Recorder in person at the Recorder's Office, located at:
355 S Washington St
Danville, Indiana, IN, 46122

Hours of operation:
Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Hours of Recording:
Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 2:45 pm

If you need more information, you can call them at (317) 745-9224.


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Who can file a lien in Hendricks County?

If you provided labor or materials on a construction project located in Hendricks County, Indiana, then your mechanics lien should be filed here. However, every state has specific rules about who has the right to file a lien, including notice requirements and specific deadlines. To make sure you are allowed to file a lien, visit the Indiana Mechanics Lien Guide & FAQ page.

What is the deadline to file a lien claim in Hendricks County, Indiana?

In Indiana, your deadline to file a mechanics lien is dependent upon your role in the project. In general:
General contractors have 60 days on residential projects and 90 days on non-residential projects to file a lien after the last date of supplying labor or materials. Subcontractors and suppliers have 60 days on residential projects and 90 days on non-residential projects to file after last date of supplying labor or materials.

What are the Hendricks County Recorder fees to file a lien?

Here are the costs to file a mechanics lien in Hendricks County, Indiana:
$25 flat fee, including one first-class mailing. $2 for each additional mailing.

Recording offices do update their fee structure periodically. We recommend contacting the Hendricks County Recorder to verify the recording costs, especially before mailing a document.

Visit the Hendricks County Recorder fees page for the latest information.

How do I release a lien in Hendricks County once I’ve been paid?

To cancel a lien previously recorded with the Hendricks County Recorder, you will need to record a lien release.
Lien release fee:

How do I get copies of documents from the Hendricks County Recorder?

In Hendricks County, filed documents are public record. Copies of mechanics liens and other property documents are available upon request from the Hendricks County Recorder.

In person

354 S Washington St, Danville, IN 46122

By mail

355 S Washington St, Danville, IN 46122


The Hendricks County Recorder does not currently have an online resource for requesting document copies


Certified copy: $5.00