Utah Mechanics Lien Form
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The construction or mechanics lien, known in Utah as a Claim of Lien, is filed on private construction jobs. Construction liens are available to parties who have performed labor or provided materials to a jobsite, and have not been paid. Click the button below to download a Utah Mechanics Lien form for free.
Fill out the form on the right to download your Utah Mechanics Lien Form. Use this form to file a lien in Utah.
Rules and regulations for sending a Utah Mechanics Lien
If a Notice of Completion is filed on the project, all construction liens must be filed by any party within 90 days from the date the Notice of Completion is filed. If a Notice of Completion is not filed, the lien period will be extended to 180 days from the completion of the project.
Even when a Notice of Completion is filed on a project, contractors and suppliers must be aware of the 180 days period from the completion of the project. If the 90 day period is later than the 180 days period, the 180 day period applies.
After completing the Utah Mechanics Lien Form, you must deliver it to the appropriate parties required by statute. Notices are typically served on the property owner and, for sub-tier parties, the general contractor. However, depending on the type of notice, it can be helpful to send notices to anyone else who is in charge of your payment, like a lender or surety company on the project.
Others are asking about Utah Mechanics Lien
Can the fence contractor file a lien against me?
A preliminary notice is a prerequisite to a construction lien. No preliminary notice = no lien rights. However, a preliminary notice is not required for a contractor to sue for breach of contract, so that is an action your contractor could take against you, in which case you would have the opportunity to present your case as well.
What is the process to file a valid lien in Utah?
I would recommend reaching out to a construction lien attorney or a construction lien filing service for assistance. lienutah.com
Can I still file a mechanics lien?
Ideally, this notice should be filed with the Utah State Construction Registry within 20 days of first providi ng labor and/or materials to the project. A late notice can still be effective, but will only protect the value of labor and/or materials provided in the 5 days prior to the recording of the notice, and everything thereafter. Lastly, a notice cannot be filed any later than 10 days after a Notice of Completion is filed on the pro ject.
That being said, if the notice wasn't properly provided, then a mechanics lien is no longer an option. However, that doesn't mean you don't have any legal recourse to recover payment.
- This article explores some of these options: Can't File a Lien? Here are other options for recovery
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Utah County Recorders
Looking to file/record a mechanics lien in Utah? You'll need to get your Utah mechanics lien filed and recorded with the county recorder in the county where the construction project is located. Here is a listing of all county recorders in Utah. Click on any county to find more information about how to get your lien recorded in that county.
1 South Main St
Brigham City, Utah, 84302
phone: 435-734-3300 press 3 then 1
95 North 1st West
Manila, Utah, 84046
P.O. Box 618
Farmington, Utah, 84025
phone: (801) 451-3225
734 North Center Street
Duchesne, Utah, 84021
75 East Main St, Rm 104
Castle Dale, Utah, 84513
phone: 435- 381-3520
76 N MAIN ST
KANAB, Utah, 84741
phone: (435) 644-2360
2001 S State St #N1600
Salt Lake City, Utah, 84190
250 N. Main Street.
Richfield, Utah, 84701
147 E MAIN
Vernal, Utah, 84078
phone: (435) 781-5398
100 East Center St. suite 1300
Provo, Utah, 84606
phone: (801) 851-8179
25 North Main
Heber City, Utah, 84032
phone: (435) 657-3210
87 N 200 E #101
St. George, Utah, 84770
phone: (435) 634-5709