Guide to filing a mechanics lien in Huron County

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

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

12 E Main St. Suite 100
Norwalk, OH 44857

Phone Number: 419-668-1916
Fax Number: 419-663-4052

Office Hours
Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Documents submitted for recording after 4:20 p.m. will be recorded on the following business day.

What is Huron County's Recording Backlog?

The Huron County Recorder’s Office does not publicly disclose information on recording backlog. However, note that the county’s document turnaround time is 24 to 48 hours.

Should I file my mechanics lien in Huron County?

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

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

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

The Huron County Recorder’s Office accepts check payments.

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

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

Recording Fees

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. Half of all recording fees collected are required to be submitted to the state to the credit of the Ohio Housing Trust Fund.
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

Copies made by the public: $0.25 per copy
Copies made by the Recorder’s Staff: $2.00 per copy
Certified Copy: $2.00 per page plus $1.00 for each seal

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

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

12 E Main St. Suite 100
Norwalk, OH 44857

Phone Number: 419-668-1916
Fax Number: 419-663-4052

Office Hours
Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Copy fees are as follows:

Copies made by the public: $0.25 per copy
Copies made by the Recorder’s Staff: $2.00 per copy
Certified Copy: $2.00 per page plus $1.00 for certificati

You can also search Huron County Recorder’s Indexes online free of charge at: http://dts.huronrecorder.org/PAXWorld5/views/search

Note that images on public access are not able to be viewed online outside of the Recorder’s Office.

You can call or email the office with document requests.

Document Requests: huroncorecorder@gmail.com

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