Filing a mechanics lien in Clackamas County

If you’re trying to record a mechanics lien or construction notice in Clackamas County, Oregon, you’re in the right place. On this page, you’ll find contact information for the Clackamas County Clerk, document rules, delivery requirements, fees, payment methods, and more.

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Before you file a lien in Clackamas County, read How to File a Lien in Oregon for a step-by-step guide to the process and requirements.

Types of documents recorded in this office:
Mechanics lien
Lien release
UCC lien

Download Clackamas County Clerk Forms:

Lien FAQs for Clackamas County

Where do I file a mechanics lien in Clackamas County, Oregon?

You can file your Clerk in person at the Clackamas County Clerk, located at:
1710 Red Soils Ct., Suite 100
Oregon City, Oregon, 97045

Hours of operation:
Monday - Thursday, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday, 8:30 am - 3:00 pm


Hours of Recording:
Hours of Recording: Monday - Thursday, 8:30 am - 4:00 pm Friday, 8:30 am - 2:30 pm

If you need more information, you can call them at (503) 655-8698.

E-Filing

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Can I file a mechanics lien in Clackamas County, Oregon?

Generally, anyone who provides labor or materials to a construction project has the right to file a mechanics lien in Oregon. If the project property was located in Clackamas County, then the lien must be filed with the Clackamas County Clerk, regardless of where you or your company are located. But whether or not you have the right to file a lien will depend on a number of factors, including your position on the payment chain, whether you sent the required notices, and whether the deadline has passed.

To learn more about the requirements and deadlines, visit the Oregon Mechanics Lien Guide & FAQ page.

When is the deadline to file a lien in Clackamas County?

In Clackamas County, Oregon, your deadline to file a mechanics lien is dependent upon your role in the project. General contractors have 75 days to file a lien after the date of last furnishing labor or materials, or completion of project (whichever is earlier). Subcontractors and suppliers have 75 days to file.

How much does it cost to file a lien in Clackamas County?

Currently, the cost to file a lien with the Clackamas County Clerk is as follows:
Mechanics lien fee: $83.00 Additional pages: $5.00 each

Costs change periodically.

Visit the Clackamas County Clerk fees page for the latest information.

How do I release or cancel a lien with the Clackamas County Clerk?

To cancel a lien that you previously recorded in Clackamas County, you will need to file a lien release. The fee is $83.00.

A mechanics lien is typically canceled after the claim has been paid, or when the lien expires.

How can I get a copy of a lien or other document recorded in Clackamas County?

The Clackamas County Clerk maintains a record of all property documents, including mechanics liens and certain construction notices. You can obtain either a certified or conformed copy of a document. Related: What type of document copy do you need?

In person

1710 Red Soils Ct., Suite 100, Oregon City, 97045

Fees

Certified copy: Certification of Copies 3.75

Do preliminary notices need to be recorded in Clackamas County?

The Clackamas County Clerk accepts preliminary notices for recording. The fee is . However, while you can file a preliminary notice, it’s not necessarily required.

Does the Clackamas County Clerk record Notices of Commencement?

A Notice of Commencement can be filed with the Clackamas County Clerk. The fee is Learn more about Oregon’s rules for Notices of Commencement and how they work.

How do I record a Notice of Completion in Clackamas County?

You can file a Notice of Completion with the Clackamas County Clerk. The fee is .

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