Guide to filing a mechanics lien in Harrison County

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

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

100 West Market St.
Cadiz OH 43907

Phone: 740-942-8869
Fax: 740-942-4693

Hours of Operation:
Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. -4:30 p.m. (excluding holidays)
Recordation of documents is until 4:15 p.m. daily.
Recordings received after 4:15 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. will go on the next day’s business.

What is Harrison County's Recording Backlog?

The Harrison County Recorder’s Office does not publicly disclose information on recording backlog. However, note that the county’s document turnaround time is 4 weeks.

Should I file my mechanics lien in Harrison County?

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

What are Harrison County's requirements for recording a mechanics lien?

Documents presented for recording the Harrison County Recorder’s Office MUST meet Ohio Revised Code Sections 317.11 and 317.112(A)

R.C. 317.11 required the signature of any person, who signs an “instrument by which title to real estate or personal property of any interest therein or lien thereon, is conveyed, created, encumbered, assigned, discharged, cancelled, or otherwise disposed of” to be legible or, if illegibly written, to be identified by an affidavit or by having the name legibly printed, typewritten or stamped upon the instrument.

R.C. 317.112(A) reads “The contents of the instrument shall be sufficiently legible to permit their reproduction by photographic or micro-photographic process”. The entire document must be legible for reproduction.

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

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

The Harrison County Recorder’s recording fees are as follows:

Basic Recording Fees

Effective October 17, 2019, statewide recording fees for most documents will increase by $6.00 due to the enactment of HB 166 state budget legislation. The new recording fee for the first two pages will be $34.00 (previously $28.00). Each additional page remains the same as current law at $8.00.

Marginal Reference: $4.00

Lien Fees

For Recording MECHANIC’S LIEN Sec. 1311.06 same fee as for deeds, etc.

For Indexing and Recording NOTICE TO COMMENCE SUIT on Mechanic’s Lien same fees as release of Mortgage or other liens Sec. 1311.11

Copy Fees

Photocopies per page. Sec. 317.32 (I): 2.00 per page
Fax Copies, local & toll-free Sec. 317.32 (J): 2.00 per page
Fax Copies, long dist. Sec. 317.32 (J): 4.00 per page

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

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

100 West Market St.
Cadiz OH 43907

Phone: 740-942-8869
Fax: 740-942-4693

Hours of Operation:
Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. -4:30 p.m. (excluding holidays)

The charge for copies made by the Recorder’s Staff is $2.00 per page.

You can also search for Harrison County Recorder’s documents online at:
https://countyfusion9.kofiletech.us/countyweb/login.do?countyname=HarrisonOH

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