Guide to filing a mechanics lien in Concho County

Where is the Concho County Recorder's Office that files mechanics liens?

You can file your mechanics liens in person at the Concho County Clerk’s office located at:

152 N. Roberts
Paint Rock, Texas 76866

Phone: 325-732-4322
Email: plovell@co.concho.tx.us

What is Concho County's Recording Backlog?

The Concho County Clerk does not publicly disclose information on recording backlog.

Should my mechanics lien be filed in Concho County, or some other county?

If the project is located in Concho county, then yes, you will want to record your lien with the Concho County, Texas Recorder’s office.

What are Concho County's requirements for recording a mechanics lien?

The Concho County Clerk’s recording requirements are as follows:

(a) A legal paper presented to a county clerk for filing or for recording must meet the requirements prescribed by Subsections (b) thru (g)
(b) A page is considered to be one side of a sheet of paper: A page must:

(1) be no wider than 8 1/2 inches and no longer than 14 inches;
(2) have a sufficient weight and substance so that printing, typing, or handwriting on it will not smear or bleed through; and
(3) be printed in type not smaller than eight (8) point type and be suitable otherwise for reproducing from it a readable record by a photocopy or photostatic or microphotographic process used in the office of the county clerk.

(c) A clerly identifying heading, similar to the headings on most commercially supplied printed forms, must be placed at the top of the first page to identify the type or king of legal paper.
(d) Printing, typing, and handwriting must be clearly legible.
(e) Names must be legibly typed or printed under each signature. (Originals signed in blue ink are very helpful)
(f) All photostats, photocopies, and other types of reproduction must have black printing, typing or handwriting on a white background, commonly known as positive prints.

The Concho County Clerk also requires a 1 1/4 inch margin for the short sides of the page and a 1 inch margin on the long sides of each page, which allows the office to affix the adequate volume and page number labels to the instrument and the recording to be legible in the Official Public Records.

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

All documents must be on page no wider than 8 1/2 inches and no longer than 14 inches.

The Concho County Clerk also requires a 1 1/4 inch margin for the short sides of the page and a 1 inch margin on the long sides of each page, which allows the office to affix the adequate volume and page number labels to the instrument and the recording to be legible in the Official Public Records.

How can I make payment to the Concho County Recorder?

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

The Concho County Clerk’s recording fee is $26.00 for the first page and $4.00 for each additional page

Additional Recording Fees

Indexing Fee: $0.25 for each additional name over five (5)

How do I get a recorded copy of my lien from Concho County's Recorders Office?

You can obtain a copy of your lien in person at the Concho County Clerk’s office located at:

152 N. Roberts
Paint Rock, Texas 76866

Phone: 325-732-4322
Email: plovell@co.concho.tx.us

Access to a copy of a lien may require paying a fee.

Do I have the right to file a mechanics lien in Concho, Texas?

Determining if you have the right to file a lien in Concho County, Texas can be complicated. Texas has one of the most complex lien laws in the U.S. and filing a lien in Concho is no different. Generally, construction contractors who

1) furnish labor or materials
2) send all required documents before filing a lien, such as monthly notices
3) if a homestead, have a proper written contract
4) and meet any state deadlines and fees for your lien claim.

You can learn more about Mechanics Liens in Texas and more specific requirements for filing a lien overall in our step by step guide.

Do I have to send a monthly notice to file a lien in Concho County, Texas?

Yes, you will need to have sent a Texas Preliminary Notice (monthly notices) to be able to file a lien in Concho County, TX. Not sending the correct Texas Monthly Notice may result in an invalid lien claim at the time of filing with the Concho County Recorder / Assessor.

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