Filing a mechanics lien in Campbell County

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

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Before you file a lien in Campbell County, read How to File a Lien in Kentucky for a step-by-step guide to the process and requirements.

Types of documents recorded in this office:
Mechanics lien
Lien release
UCC lien
Lis pendens

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Lien FAQs for Campbell County

Where do I file a mechanics lien in Campbell County, Kentucky?

Campbell County Clerk has 2 for recording mechanics liens and other property documents:

1098 Monmouth Street
Newport, Kentucky, 41071
Phone: (859) 292-3845

Hours of operation:
Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
1st & 3rd Sat. of the month, 9:00 am - noon
1st & Last Mon of the month, 8:30 am - 6:00 pm

Other Locations
Alexandria Office
8330 W. Main St.
Alexandria, KY 41001
Phone: 859-635-2151

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
1st & 3rd Sat, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
1st & Last Thurs, 8:30 am to 6:00 pm


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Can I file a mechanics lien in Campbell County, Kentucky?

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

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

In Campbell County, Kentucky, your deadline to file a mechanics lien is dependent upon your role in the project. 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.

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

Currently, the cost to file a lien with the Campbell County Clerk is as follows:
$46 for the first 5 pages; $3 for each additional page.

Costs change periodically.

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

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

To cancel a lien that you previously recorded in Campbell County, you will need to file a lien release. The fee is $46.

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 Campbell County?

The Campbell 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

1098 Monmouth Street Newport, KY 41071

By mail

1098 Monmouth Street Newport, KY 41071


Certified copy: Certified copy is $5.00 for the first 3 pages $0.25 for each additional page.

Do preliminary notices need to be recorded in Campbell County?

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