Filing a mechanics lien in Jessamine County

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

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Before you file a lien in Jessamine 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
Notice to Owner
Notice of Contract
Lien release bond
UCC lien

Download Jessamine County Clerk Forms:

Lien FAQs for Jessamine County

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

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

101 North Main Street
Nicholasville, Kentucky, 40356
Phone: (859) 885-4161
(859) 885-9464

Hours of operation:
Nicholasville Office
Monday – Friday: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Wilmore Office
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday - 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Other Locations
210 S Lexington Ave
Wilmore, KY 40390
Phone: (859) 885-4161

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Can I file a mechanics lien in Jessamine 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 Jessamine County, then the lien must be filed with the Jessamine 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 Jessamine County?

In Jessamine 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 date of last furnishing. Subcontractors and suppliers have 6 months to file.

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

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

Costs change periodically.

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

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

To cancel a lien that you previously recorded in Jessamine 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 Jessamine County?

The Jessamine 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

101 N Main St, Nicholasville, KY 40356

By mail

101 N Main St, Nicholasville, KY 40356

Fees

Certified copy: Add $3.00 for every page over the first five (5) pgs Add $3.00 for every page over the first thirty (30) pgs

Do preliminary notices need to be recorded in Jessamine County?

The Jessamine County Clerk accepts preliminary notices for recording. The fee is $46 for the first five pages. $3 for each additional page. However, while you can file a preliminary notice, it’s not necessarily required.

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