Filing a mechanics lien in Taney County

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

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

Lien FAQs for Taney County

Where do I file a mechanics lien in Taney County, Missouri?

You can file your Recorder in person at the County Recorder, located at:
132 David Street
Forsyth, Missouri, 65653

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

If you need more information, you can call them at (417) 546-7234.


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Can I file a mechanics lien in Taney County, Missouri?

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

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

In Taney County, Missouri, 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 Taney County?

Currently, the cost to file a lien with the Taney County Recorder is as follows:
$24 for the first page. $3 for each additional page

Costs change periodically.

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

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

To cancel a lien that you previously recorded in Taney County, you will need to file a lien release. The fee is $24.

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 Taney County?

The Taney 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

132 David Street, Forsyth, MO 65653

By mail

P.O. Box 428 Forsyth, MO 65653


The Taney County Recorder does not currently have an online resource for requesting document copies.

Do preliminary notices need to be recorded in Taney County?

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