Guide to filing a mechanics lien in Lewis County

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

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

Lewis County Court House
7660 N. State Street
Lowville, NY 13367

Phone: 315-376-5333
Fax: 315-376-3768
Email: clerk@lewiscounty.ny.gov

Hours of Operation:
Clerks Office: Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

You can also submit your documents electronically.

You can contact any of the E-Recording vendors listed below:

SIMPLEFILE – simplifile.com
800-460.5657

CSC – cscglobal.com
866-652-0111

ePN – goepn.com
888-325-3365

What is Lewis County's Recording Backlog?

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

Should I file my mechanics lien in Lewis County?

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

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

How can I make payment to the Lewis County Recorder's Office?

The Lewis County Clerk’s Office accepts payment in cash, personal check, money order, or credit/debit card. There is a service fee of 3% for credit card payments.

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

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

Recording Fees

Recording Base Rate: $45.00, plus $5.00 per each additional page.
(A two sided document is considered two pages.)

Cross Reference(s) or additional surnames: $0.50 each

Lien Fees

Mechanics Lien: $15.00
Affidavit of Service — to be filed within 30 days: $5.00
Refile: $5.00
Cancellation: No Fee

Copy Fees

Copies: $1.00 per page
$1.00 per page if faxed
Clerk’s Certificate: $10.00

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

You can obtain a recorded copy of your lien in person, by mail or online

In Person

You can visit the Lewis County Clerk’s Office located at:

Lewis County Court House
7660 N. State Street
Lowville, NY 13367

Phone: 315-376-5333
Fax: 315-376-3768
Email: clerk@lewiscounty.ny.gov

Hours of Operation:
Clerks Office: Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Copy fees are as follows:

Copies: $0.65 per page
$1.00 per page if faxed
Clerk’s Certificate: $10.00

Mail

You can also request copies by mail. For mail request, a self-addressed, stamped envelope is required.

Effective May 1, 2016 you can begin using online access of Lewis County Clerk records with the following two options available:

$600.00 – six month subscription fee (unlimited access)
15.00 – all day access

Online

You will also be charged a fee of $0.65 per printed image; this fee is supported by CPLR 8019 (f) (1).

To sign up with the use of a credit card, visit www.searchiqs.com and enter the required information. If you wish to create an account and pay by check, send a check payable to Info Quick Solutions to the following address: Info Quick Solutions, 7460 Morgan Road, Liverpool NY 13090. In your letter include desired user name and password, company name, address, telephone number and email address.

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