Guide to filing a mechanics lien in Warren County

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

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

406 Justice Drive
Lebanon, OH 45036
Telephone: 513.695.1382
Alternative Telephone: 513.925.1382
Fax: 513.695.2949
Email: loda@warrencountyrecorder.com

Hours
Monday – Friday 7:30AM to 4:30PM (except Holidays)
Documents may be recorded between:
Monday – Friday, 7:30AM to 4:00PM

The Warren County Recorder’s Office is now accepting all documents for
electronic recording. eRecording is a method of delivering and returning documents electronically from a submitter’s office to the Recorder. The actual recording of the document is still done by the Recorder in their software system. Recorded documents are returned electronically, typically on the same day it is submitted.

eRecording is a service that’s available to title companies, law firms, banks and other businesses that record land record documents on a regular basis.

To get started, contact a trust eRecording vendor. Warren County contracts with all five eRecording vendors in Ohio – NGEO, Simplifile, CSC, Indecomm and ePN. (Note: Vendors who want to be listed on this website should send their contact information to Recorder Linda Oda at loda@warrencountyrecorder.com)

EPN – eRecording Partners Network – Bob Grohol
216‐318‐6368 or 888‐325‐3365, ext,.11234
bob@GOePN.com (email) www.GOePN.com (website)

Indecomm Global Services
877‐272‐5250
efile@indecomm.net
Website: http://inteledocdirect.net/

What is Warren County's Recording Backlog?

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

Should I file my mechanics lien in Warren County?

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

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

The Warren County Recorder’s document standardization guidelines are as follows:

* Computer font size of at least 10 point
* Minimum paper size – 8 ½ x 11, maximum paper size – 8 ½ x 14
* Black or Blue Ink ONLY
* No use of highlighting
* Margins of 1 inch on each side of the page and on the bottom
* 3 inch margin on the top of the first page, reserved for recorder, auditor &
engineer
* 1 ½ inch margin on the top of each of the remaining pages.

If a document signed does not conform to these guidelines, an additional recording fee of $20.00 will be collected.

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

The Warren County Recorder’s Office accepts check payments. Make checks payable to the Warren County Recorder.

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

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

Recording Fees

Basic Recording Fee: $28.00 for the first two pages and $8.00 for each additional page

Effective Thursday, October 17, 2019, recording fees for most documents will increase by $6.00 due to the passage of HB 166 by the Ohio Legislature.

The new recording fees will be $34.00 for the first two pages and $8.00 for each additional page. Half of all recording fees collected are required to be submitted to the state to the credit of the Ohio Housing Trust Fund.

Non-Standard Documents: $20.00 per document

Lien Fees

Federal Liens: $5.00
Federal Release: $3.00

Copy Fees

Copies: $2.00

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

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

406 Justice Drive
Lebanon, OH 45036
Telephone: 513.695.1382
Alternative Telephone: 513.925.1382
Fax: 513.695.2949
Email: loda@warrencountyrecorder.com

Hours
Monday – Friday 7:30AM to 4:30PM (except Holidays)

The charge for copies made by the public is $0.10 per page.
The charge for copies made by the Recorder’s Staff is $2.00 per page.

You can also search Warren County Recorder’s indexes and documents online at:
https://oh3laredo.fidlar.com/OHWarren/AvaWeb/#!/search

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