Guide to filing a mechanics lien in Northampton County

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

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

Northampton County Courthouse
Lower Level
669 Washington Street
Easton, PA 18042

Phone: (610) 829-6457

Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

What is Northampton County's Recording Backlog?

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

Should I file my mechanics lien in Northampton County?

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

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

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

Payments must be made in cash, business checks, money orders, traveler checks or certified checks made payable to Prothonotary of Northampton County or Northampton County Clerk of Court-Civil. A fee of $30.00 will be charged for all returned checks.

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

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

Lien Fees

Municipal: $24.50
Mechanics Lien-without complaint: $33.25
(Complaint filed at later date): $125.25
Mechanics Lien-with complaint: $158.50
Federal and Commonwealth of PA: $18.00
Suggestions of Non-Payment: $12.00

Copy Fees

If made by prothonotary’s office-each page: $1.25
If made by person on public copies-each page
: $0.25
Certifying copy of any paper: $5.75
Additional pages, each: $1.25

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

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

Northampton County Courthouse
Lower Level
669 Washington Street
Easton, PA 18042

Phone: (610) 829-6457

Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Copy fees are as follows:

If made by prothonotary’s office-each page: $1.25
If made by person on public copies-each page: $0.25
Certifying copy of any paper: $5.75
Additional pages, each: $1.25

You can also search for Northampton County Prothonotary’s records online at:
https://web.northamptoncounty.org/CountySuite.CivilPublic/(S(4tgn1fsydieuaivmihfvugbr))/Default.aspx

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