Guide to filing a mechanics lien in Columbia County

Where is the Columbia County Recorder's Office that files mechanic liens?

You can file your mechanic liens in person at the Columbia County Clerk’s Office located at:

560 Warren Street
Hudson, NY 12534

Phone: (518) 828-3339
Fax: (518) 828-5299
E-mail: holly.tanner@columbiacountyny.com

Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday
9:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.

The office currently accepts court documents until 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. All other documents are accepted until 4:45 p.m.

You can also submit submit your documents electronically.

For e-recording, you can contact the vendor below:

CSC (Corporation Service Company)
www.erecording.com
1-866-652-0111
erecording@cscglobal.com

What is Columbia County's Recording Backlog?

The Columbia County Clerk’s Office does not publicly disclose information on recording backlog.

Should I file my mechanics lien in Columbia County?

If your construction project is located in Columbia County, then yes, you should file your lien here.

What are the margin & page size requirements to file a lien in Columbia County?

Pages of documents submitted for recording must not exceed 8 1/2 x 14. Type size must be at least 10 pt.

What are the filing fees to record a mechanics lien in Columbia County?

The Columbia County Clerk’s recording fees are as follows:

Recording Fees

Land Records, Miscellaneous Records

Record & Index Flat Fee: $45.00
Plus Each Side of a Page: $5.00
Plus for Each Different Surname: $0.50
Plus for Cross Reference (if required): $0.50

Lien Fees

Federal Tax Liens

File: $40.00
Discharge: $40.00

Mechanic’s Lien: $15.00
Order Continuing Mechanic’s Lien: No Fee
Cancellation of Mechanic’s Lien: No Fee
Affidavit of Service of Mechanic’s Lien: $5.00

Copy Fees

Photocopies: $0.65 each
Prepare and Certify: $0.65 per page plus $5.00
Certify Prepared Copy: $5.00
Exemplified Copy in Addition to Cert. Fee: $10.00

How do I get a recorded copy of my lien from the Columbia County Recorder's Office?

You can obtain a recorded copy of your lien in person at the Columbia County Clerk’s Office located at:

560 Warren Street
Hudson, NY 12534

Phone: (518) 828-3339
Fax: (518) 828-5299
E-mail: holly.tanner@columbiacountyny.com

Copy fees are as follows:

Photocopies: $0.65 each
Prepare and Certify: $0.65 per page plus $5.00
Certify Prepared Copy: $5.00
Exemplified Copy in Addition to Cert. Fee: $10.00

You can also search for Columbia County Clerk’s records online at:
https://www.searchiqs.com/nycol/Login.aspx

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