Guide to filing a mechanics lien in Oneida County

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

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

Oneida County Office Building
800 Park Avenue
Utica, New York 13501

Phone: (315) 798-5776
Email: countyclerk@ocgov.net

You can also submit your documents electronically.

You can contact any of the following submitters to obtain information about E-recording in the Oneida County Clerk’s Office.

CSC/Corporation Service Co: 1-866-652-0111 or www.erecording.com

ePN: 1-888-325-3365 or e-Recording Partners

Simplifile: 1-800-460-5657 or Simplifile

What is Oneida County's Recording Backlog?

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

Should I file my mechanics lien in Oneida County?

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

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

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

The Oneida County Clerk’s recording requirements are as follows:

Recording Fees

Mortgages
Record: $25.00
Per page: $5.00

Deeds
Record: $25.00
Per Page: $5.00
Referee’s Deed-noting Fee: $0.50

Add $20.00 cover page fee to all recorded documents. The cover page will be generated at the time of filing in the County Clerk’s computer system.

Lien Fees

File mechanic’s lien: $15.00
Cancel mechanic’s lien: No Fee
Discharge by payment into court: $3.00
Affidavit of service: $5.00
Continue Affidavit of service: No Fee
File Federal Tax Liens: $40.00

Copy Fees

Copies: $0.65 per page – minimum of $1.30
Certify prepared copy: $0.65 per page to review –
minimum of $5.00.
Prepare & Certify: $1.25 per page – minimum of $5.00

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

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

Oneida County Office Building
800 Park Avenue
Utica, New York 13501

Phone: (315) 798-5776
Email: countyclerk@ocgov.net

Copy fees are as follows:

Copies: $0.65 per page – minimum of $1.30
Certify prepared copy: $0.65 per page to review –
minimum of $5.00.
Prepare & Certify: $1.25 per page – minimum of $5.00

You can also search Oneida County’s Land Record Index online at:
https://www.ocgov.net//countyclerk/landrecordindex

If you have any concerns about this web site you may contact the Office of the County Clerk at (315) 798-5776, e-mail countyclerk@ocgov.net or fax (315) 798-6440.

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