Guide to filing a mechanics lien in Richland County

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

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

50 Park Avenue
East Mansfield, OH 44902

Phone: 419-774-5602 or 419-774-5601
Fax: 419-774-5603
Email: sdavis@richlandcountyoh.us

Office Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

For more information on submitting E-Recordings, you can contact Jason Miley 214-887-7461 jason.miley@acs-inc.com

What is Richland County's Recording Backlog?

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

Should I file my mechanics lien in Richland County?

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

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

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

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

Recording Fees

Basic recording Fees: $28.00 for the first two pages and $8.00 for each additional page

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 each

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

For recording or making a copy of STATEMENT OF SUBCONTRACTOR, etc. or certificate of the date of such filing for record: same fees as provided in Sec. 317.32. Sec. 1311.29.

PUBLIC FUNDS LIEN Sec. 1311.29: same as Statement of Subcontractor.

Copy Fees

Copies made by the public: $0.05 per printed side
Copies made by the Recorder’s staff: $2.00 per printed side
Certified Copies: $2.00 per page plus $1.00 for each seal

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

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

50 Park Avenue
East Mansfield, OH 44902

Phone: 419-774-5602 or 419-774-5601
Fax: 419-774-5603
Email: sdavis@richlandcountyoh.us

Office Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Records are made available to the public for property searches. Access to a copy of a lien may require paying a fee.

Charge for copies mis $0.05 per printed side, when the customer makes the copy.

If a staff member provides a service, helping to search, making a copy, etc., etc., the charge is $2.00 a printed side.

The charge for certified copies is $2.00 per page plus $1.00 for each seal.

You can search for Richland County’s recorded documents online free of charge at: http://www.uslandrecords.com

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