Filing a mechanics lien in Lyon County

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

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Before you file a lien in Lyon County, read How to File a Lien in Nevada for a step-by-step guide to the process and requirements.

Types of documents recorded in this office:
Mechanics lien
Lien release
UCC lien

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Lien FAQs for Lyon County

Where do I file a mechanics lien in Lyon County, Nevada?

You can file your Recorder in person at the County Recorder, located at:
27 S. Main Street
Yerington, Nevada, 89447

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

If you need more information, you can call them at (775) 463-6581
(775) 577-5007.


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Can I file a mechanics lien in Lyon County, Nevada?

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

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

In Lyon County, Nevada, your deadline to file a mechanics lien is dependent upon your role in the project. 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.

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

Currently, the cost to file a lien with the Lyon County Recorder is as follows:
$40 flat fee for recorded documents

Costs change periodically.

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

What forms of payment does the Lyon County Recorder accept?

Lyon County Recorder accepts the following forms of payment:

VISA, MasterCard, Discover and American Express; or you can send a check with a self addressed stamped envelope.

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

To cancel a lien that you previously recorded in Lyon County, you will need to file a lien release. The fee is $40.

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 Lyon County?

The Lyon 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

27 S. Main Street Yerington, NV 89447

By mail

27 S. Main Street Yerington, NV 89447


Certified copy: $4.00 per document

Do preliminary notices need to be recorded in Lyon County?

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

Although contractors and suppliers have strong lien rights in Nevada, there are rules and limitations that lien claimants must follow in order to successfully file a mechanics lien quickly and efficiently. And, if you’re facing non-payment after a construction project in Lyon County, the last thing you need is an unforeseen delay at the Lyon County Recorder’s Office.

This page compiles useful information and frequently asked questions to help you navigate Nevada lien law and Lyon County’s requirements. To begin, here are three areas of Nevada lien law that you should be familiar with:

  1. Some participants on a construction project may not have the right to file a mechanics lien. Material suppliers and unlicensed contractors who are doing work that requires a license likely cannot file a lien claim if needed.
  2. Lien deadlines in Nevada are short. Lien claimants normally have 90 days to file a lien claim; however, there are situations in which that deadline is shortened to 40 days.
  3. Nevada has strict preliminary notice requirements. Failure to send a preliminary notice to the property owner could cost you your lien rights.

To learn more about these rules or to find the necessary lien documents, check out our Nevada Mechanics Lien Law FAQ. If you’re looking for more information about preliminary notices, refer to our guide to Nevada Preliminary Notices.

Below are a set of frequently asked questions that provide you with information about the Lyon County Recorder’s office. You can find Lyon County’s recording requirements, recording fees, page size and margin requirements, as well as information regarding eRecording and eFiling your lien quickly with Levelset.

If your looking for a detailed description of the mechanics lien process itself in Nevada, take a look at our Step-by-Step Guide to Filing a Mechanics Lien in Nevada.