Guide to filing construction documents in Wasco County, Oregon

Contractors and suppliers working on a project within Wasco County should get familiar with the Wasco County Clerk. This is the office that records documents related to the property, including mechanics liens and notices.

This page contains all of the information construction businesses need to file liens and other documents with the Wasco County Clerk, including locations, hours, fees, form downloads, and more..

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The mechanics lien rules in Oregon can be complex. Before recording a lien in Wasco County, read Filing a Lien in Oregon: A Step-by-Step Guide to make sure you understand the process, and common mistakes.

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Lien FAQs for Wasco County

What types of documents can I file at the Wasco County Clerk?

This office records a variety of property-related documents, including:
Mechanics lien
Lien release
UCC lien

Which office records mechanics liens in Wasco County, Oregon?

Filing in person

You can file your Clerk in person at the Wasco County Clerk, located at:
511 Washington, Suite 201
The Dalles, Oregon, OR, 97058

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) 506-2530.


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Who can file a lien in Wasco County?

If you provided labor or materials on a construction project located in Wasco County, Oregon, then your mechanics lien should be filed here. However, every state has specific rules about who has the right to file a lien, including notice requirements and specific deadlines. To make sure you are allowed to file a lien, visit the Oregon Mechanics Lien Guide & FAQ page.

What is the deadline to file a lien claim in Wasco County, Oregon?

In Oregon, your deadline to file a mechanics lien is dependent upon your role in the project. In general:
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 after date of last furnishing labor or materials, or completion of project (whichever is earlier).

What are the Wasco County Clerk fees to file a lien?

Here are the costs to file a mechanics lien in Wasco County, Oregon:
$76.00 for the 1st page, $5.00 for each page after

Recording offices do update their fee structure periodically. We recommend contacting the Wasco County Clerk to verify the recording costs, especially before mailing a document.

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

How do I release a lien in Wasco County once I’ve been paid?

To cancel a lien previously recorded with the Wasco County Clerk, you will need to record a lien release.
Lien release fee:

How do I get copies of documents from the Wasco County Clerk?

In Wasco County, filed documents are public record. Copies of mechanics liens and other property documents are available upon request from the Wasco County Clerk.

In person

511 Washington, Suite 201, The Dalles, 97058


Certified copy: Certification of a Public Record $3.75 per record

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