Filing a mechanics lien in Lane County

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

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Before you file a lien in Lane 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

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Lien FAQs for Lane County

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

You can file your Clerk in person at the Lane County Deeds and Records, located at:
125 East 8th Ave
Eugene, Oregon, 97401

Hours of operation:
Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

If you need more information, you can call them at (541) 682-3654.


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Can I file a mechanics lien in Lane 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 Lane County, then the lien must be filed with the Lane 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 Lane County?

In Lane 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 Lane County?

Currently, the cost to file a lien with the Lane County Clerk is as follows:
Mechanics Lien: $77.00Each additional page of the same document is $5.00

Costs change periodically.

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

What forms of payment does the Lane County Clerk accept?

Lane County Clerk accepts the following forms of payment:

Checks, money orders, cash, and credit or debit cards

If paying by check, make it payable to Lane County Deeds and Records.

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

To cancel a lien that you previously recorded in Lane County, you will need to file a lien release. The fee is $77.00.

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 Lane County?

The Lane 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

125 East 8th Ave,Eugene, 97401


Certified copy: Certification (per document) $3.75

Do preliminary notices need to be recorded in Lane County?

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

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

You can file a Notice of Completion with the Lane County Clerk.