Guide to filing construction documents in Boyd County, Kentucky

Contractors and suppliers working on a project within Boyd County should get familiar with the Boyd County Clerk. 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 Boyd County Clerk, including locations, hours, fees, form downloads, and more..

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

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Lien FAQs for Boyd County

What types of documents can I file at the Boyd County Clerk?

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

Which office records mechanics liens in Boyd County, Kentucky?

Filing in person

Boyd County Clerk has 3 for recording mechanics liens and other property documents:

2800 Louisa Street, PO Box 523
Catlettsburg, Kentucky, 41129
Phone: (606) 739-5116

Hours of operation:
Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 4:00 pm (Courthouse)
Monday - Friday, 10:30 pm - 6:00 pm (KYOVA Mall)

Saturday, 10:30 am - 2:00 pm (KYOVA MALL)

Other Locations
Ashland Branch:
1505 Carter Ave
Ashland, KY 41101
Hours: M - F, 9:00 am - 4:30 pm, First & Last Saturday, 9:00 am - Noon

Cannonsburg Branch:
1315 Cannonsburg Rd
Ashland, KY 41102
Phone: (606) 929-9595
Hours: M - F, 9:00 am - 4:30 pm, First & Last Saturday, 9:00 am - Noon

E-Filing

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Who can file a lien in Boyd County?

If you provided labor or materials on a construction project located in Boyd County, Kentucky, 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 Kentucky Mechanics Lien Guide & FAQ page.

What is the deadline to file a lien claim in Boyd County, Kentucky?

In Kentucky, your deadline to file a mechanics lien is dependent upon your role in the project. In general:
General contractors have 6 months to file a lien after the last day of providing labor or materials. Subcontractors and suppliers have 6 months to file after last day of providing labor or materials.

What are the Boyd County Clerk fees to file a lien?

Here are the costs to file a mechanics lien in Boyd County, Kentucky:
$46 for the first 5 pages; $3 for each additional page.

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

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

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

To cancel a lien previously recorded with the Boyd County Clerk, you will need to record a lien release.
Lien release fee:
$46.

How do I get copies of documents from the Boyd County Clerk?

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

In person

2800 Louisa Street, PO Box 523, Catlettsburg, KY 41129

By mail

2800 Louisa Street, PO Box 523, Catlettsburg, KY 41129

Electronically

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

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