Guide to filing a mechanics lien in Putnam County

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

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

Putnam County Office Building
40 Gleneida Avenue, Room 100
Carmel, New York 10512

Phone: (845) 808-1142

Office hours are Monday through Friday from 9am to 5pm. Summer hours (mid-June through mid-September) are 8am to 4pm.

You can also submit your documents electronically.

Submitters who are interested in e-recording with Putnam County are encouraged to contact the erecording portal companies listed below for complete information, tutorials, and pricing.

Corporation Service Company – eRecording Solutions
251 Little Falls Drive
Wilmington, DE 19808
Phone: 1 866 652 0111
Email: eRecording@cscglobal.com
Website: www.eRecording.com

Indecomm Global Services
1260 Energy Lane
St. Paul, MN 55108
www.indecomm.net
http://inteledocdirect.net
efile@indecomm.net
1-877-272-5250

eRecording Partners Network, LLC (ePN)
400 Second Ave.
S. Minneapolis, MN 55401
1-888-325-3365
www.erecordingpartners.net
sales@goepn.com
accounting@goepn.com
support@goepn.com

Simplifile LLC
4844 North 300 West, Suite 202
Provo, Utah 84604
1-800-460-5657
www.simplifile.com
Sales/Account Representative: Jeff Pettine
jpettine@simplifile.com

Should there be further questions, you can contact the Putnam County Clerk’s Office.

What is Putnam County's Recording Backlog?

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

Should I file my mechanics lien in Putnam County?

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

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

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

The Putnam County Clerk’s Office accepts credit cards, debit cards and electronic checks. Note that all transactions are handled by the County Clerks third party vendor Official Payments.

You can access Official Payments’ Website here: https://www.officialpayments.com/index.jsp

All transactions will be charged a convenience fee:

Credit – 2.65% (minimum $1.95 per transaction)
Debit – 1.00% (minimum $1.00 per transaction)
eCheck ($2.50 for transactions less than/equal to $5,000 or $10.00
for transactions greater than $5,000)

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

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

Lien Fees

Mechanic Lien: $15.00
Affidative of Service: $5.00
Cont’d by Court Order: No Fee
Discharge: $3.00 9% Interest
Federal Tax Lien: $40.00
Release of Federal Tax Lien: $40.00
Notice of Lien: $15.00

Copy Fees

Clerk Prepared Copy: $1.00 per page
Certified Copy: $1.00 per page plus $4.00 for certification
Exemplified Copy: $10.00 plus $1.00 per page plus $4.00 for certification

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

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

Putnam County Office Building
40 Gleneida Avenue, Room 100
Carmel, New York 10512

Phone: (845) 808-1142

Office hours are Monday through Friday from 9am to 5pm. Summer hours (mid-June through mid-September) are 8am to 4pm.

Copy fees are as follows:

Clerk Prepared Copy: $1.00 per page
Certified Copy: $1.00 per page plus $4.00 for certification
Exemplified Copy: $10.00 plus $1.00 per page plus $4.00 for certification

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

To sign up, click the “Sign Up for User Account” link on the login page.

The top of the sign-up page will show the subscription rates. After filling out the information on the first page, you will be prompted to securely enter your credit card information. Visa, Mastercard, and American Express are accepted.

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