Guide to filing a mechanics lien in Centre County

Where is the Centre County Prothonotary's Office that files mechanic liens?

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

102 South Allegheny Street
Bellefonte, PA 16823-1488

Ph: (814) 355-6796

Hours
Monday – Friday
8:30 am – 5:00 pm

What is Centre County's Recording Backlog?

The Centre County Prothonotary’s Office does not publicly disclose information on recording backlog.

Should I file my mechanics lien in Centre County?

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

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

How can I make payment to the Centre County Prothonotary's Office?

The Centre County Prothonotary’s Office accepts check payments. All checks returned for insufficient funds will be assessed a $20.00 service charge. There will be no refunds for overpayment. Make all checks payable to Centre County Prothonotary.

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

The Centre County Prothonotary’s recording fees are as follows:

Lien Fees

Municipal, Federal, Commonwealth: $28.00
Mechanics lien claim: $166.75
Release of lien: $11.50
Stipulation against liens, mechanic’s lien waiver, no lien agreement, waiver, building agreement, etc.: $29.00

Copy Fees

Copies (per page): $0.25
Certify copy of any paper: First Page $4.00, Each Additional Page $2.00

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

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

102 South Allegheny Street
Bellefonte, PA 16823-1488

Ph: (814) 355-6796

Public access to case information is available during normal business hours (8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, excluding holidays).

Copy fees are as follows:

Copies (per page): $0.25
Certify copy of any paper: First Page $4.00, Each Additional Page $2.00

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