Guide to filing construction documents in Clark County, Nevada

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

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

Download Clark County Recorder Forms:

Lien FAQs for Clark County

What types of documents can I file at the Clark County Recorder?

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

Which office records mechanics liens in Clark County, Nevada?

Filing in person

Clark County Recorder has 3 for recording mechanics liens and other property documents:

500 S. Grand Central Pkwy, 2nd Floor
Las Vegas, Nevada, 89106
Phone: (702) 455-0000

Hours of operation:
Monday - Thursday, 7:30 am - 5:30 pm

Other Locations
Northwest Branch:
Doña Maria Plaza
3211 N. Tenaya Way, Suite 118
Las Vegas, NV 89129
Hours: Monday - Thursday, 8:00 am - 12:00 pm, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Phone: (702) 455-4336

Henderson Branch:
Henderson City Hall
240 S. Water Street
Henderson, NV 89015
Hours: Monday - Thursday, 8:00 am - 12:00 pm, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Phone: (702) 455-4336

E-Filing

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Who can file a lien in Clark County?

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

What is the deadline to file a lien claim in Clark County, Nevada?

In Nevada, 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 last providing labor or materials, or completion of work (whichever is later). Subcontractors and suppliers have 90 days to file after last providing labor or materials, or completion of work (whichever is later).

What are the Clark County Recorder fees to file a lien?

Here are the costs to file a mechanics lien in Clark County, Nevada:
$42 flat fee for recording a mechanics lien

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

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

What forms of payment are accepted at the Clark County Recorder?

Clark County Recorder accepts the following forms of payment:

Personal checks are not accepted.

• Credit or Debit Cards (in person or through website ONLY). Processing fee applies.
• Cash (do not mail cash payment)
• Money Order
• Cashier's Check
• Company Checks (Foreign issued money orders or checks not accepted)

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

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

To cancel a lien previously recorded with the Clark County Recorder, you will need to record a lien release.
Lien release fee:
$42.

How do I get copies of documents from the Clark County Recorder?

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

By mail

500 S. Grand Central Pkwy, 2nd Floor Box 551510, Las Vegas, Nevada 89155-1510

Fees

Certified copy: $4.00

Clark County is the biggest county in Nevada, meaning public offices can be busy and wait times can be long. If you need to file a mechanics lien with the Clark County Recorder, the best thing you can do is make sure you get everything right the first time. Otherwise, you could encounter delays that prolong your payment even further.

To help you avoid those delays, this page compiles useful information about Nevada lien law and the Clark County Recorder’s requirements. Before we get into Clark County, here are a few features of Nevada State law that you should be aware of:

  1. Although most project participants have good lien rights, there are a few groups that may not be covered. This includes material suppliers and unlicensed contractors who are doing work that requires a license.
  2. Nevada deadlines are quick. The general deadline to file a mechanics lien in Nevada is 90 days after last work. However, there are some stipulations that shorten it to 40 days.
  3. Preliminary notices are generally required in Nevada. Failure to submit one within the deadline could cost you your right to lien.
  4. A copy of the lien must be sent to the property owner. Failure to do this within the prescribed deadline could invalidate your lien.

For more information on these rules, refer to our Nevada Mechanics Lien Law FAQ. For more information about notices, refer to our page about Nevada Preliminary Notices.

Below, you’ll find information about the Clark County Recorder’s recording requirements, formatting requirements, filing and copy fees, and contact information. You can also find out how to record your lien by mail or eFile your lien in Clark County with Levelset in just a few clicks.

For a complete breakdown of the filing process in Nevada, check out our Step-by-Step Guide to Filing a Mechanics Lien in Nevada.

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