Guide to filing construction documents in Jackson County, Mississippi

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

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

Download Jackson County Clerk Forms:

Lien FAQs for Jackson County

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

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

Which office records mechanics liens in Jackson County, Mississippi?

Filing in person

You can file your Clerk in person at the Jackson County Chancery Clerk, Land Records Office, located at:
2915 Canty Street Suite R
Pascagoula, Mississippi, MS, 39567-4239

Hours of operation:
Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

If you need more information, you can call them at (228) 769-3131.

E-Filing

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Who can file a lien in Jackson County?

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

What is the deadline to file a lien claim in Jackson County, Mississippi?

In Mississippi, your deadline to file a mechanics lien is dependent upon your role in the project. In general:
General contractors have 90 days to file a lien after the the last day of furnishing labor or materials. Subcontractors and suppliers have 90 days to file after the last day of furnishing labor or materials.

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

Here are the costs to file a mechanics lien in Jackson County, Mississippi:
Includes indexing for the first 5 pages - $26.00 Each additional page - $1.00

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

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

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

To cancel a lien previously recorded with the Jackson County Clerk, you will need to record a lien release.
Lien release fee:
$54.00.

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

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

In person

2915 Canty Street Suite R Pascagoula, 39567-4239

Fees

Certified copy: Certifying copies of documents, $1.00

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