Filing a mechanics lien in Sherburne County

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

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Before you file a lien in Sherburne County, read How to File a Lien in Minnesota 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 Sherburne County Recorder Forms:

Lien FAQs for Sherburne County

Where do I file a mechanics lien in Sherburne County, Minnesota?

You can file your Recorder in person at the Sherburne County Recorders Office, located at:
13880 Business Center Drive NW Suite 100
Elk River, Minnesota, 55330-4668

Hours of operation:
Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

If you need more information, you can call them at (763) 765-4420.

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Can I file a mechanics lien in Sherburne County, Minnesota?

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

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

In Sherburne County, Minnesota, your deadline to file a mechanics lien is dependent upon your role in the project. General contractors have 120 days to file a lien after the date of last furnishing labor or materials. Subcontractors and suppliers have 120 days to file.

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

Currently, the cost to file a lien with the Sherburne County Recorder is as follows:
$46.00 per document, with no page limit

Costs change periodically.

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

What forms of payment does the Sherburne County Recorder accept?

Sherburne County Recorder accepts the following forms of payment:

Cash, check, credit card or money order accepted

If paying by check, make it payable to Sherburne County Recorder.

How do I release or cancel a lien with the Sherburne County Recorder?

To cancel a lien that you previously recorded in Sherburne County, you will need to file a lien release. The fee is $46.00.

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 Sherburne County?

The Sherburne County Recorder 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

13880 Business Center Drive NW Suite 100Elk River , 55330-4668

Fees

Certified copy: $10 for certified copies - flat fee

Do preliminary notices need to be recorded in Sherburne County?

The Sherburne County Recorder accepts preliminary notices for recording. The fee is . However, while you can file a preliminary notice, it’s not necessarily required.

Does the Sherburne County Recorder record Notices of Commencement?

A Notice of Commencement can be filed with the Sherburne County Recorder. The fee is Learn more about Minnesota’s rules for Notices of Commencement and how they work.

How do I record a Notice of Completion in Sherburne County?

You can file a Notice of Completion with the Sherburne County Recorder. The fee is .

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