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
What do we do after we file a pre lien?
If you have a timely preliminary notice filed, then I would recommend getting a construction lien filed as soon as possible and then foreclosing that lien within 180 days of filing the lien if the matter is still not resolved. If you don't have a timely preliminary notice, then you should probably consider your options by contacting a lawyer familiar with construction liens.
Can I still file a lien
Under Utah law, you can only lien a property if you complied with all requirements including filing of a timely preliminary notice. You should discuss your situation with a Utah construction law attorney.
Can I file a mechanics lien on water mitigation only in Utah?
In the case of All Clean, Inc. v. Timberline Properties, 2011 UT App 370, 264 P.3d 244 (link: https://www.courtlistener.com/opinion/2354897/all-clean-inc-v-timberline-properties/), the Utah Court of Appeals found that All Clean’s water remediation work, which included "the removal of the excess water and the drying, scrubbing, and mold prevention activities within the building, rather than replacements or changes implicating the structural components of ... [the] building or its fixtures" was not lienable, because it was, essentially, “ordinary cleanup” as opposed to an “improvement” to the real property. Id. at 2011 UT App 370, ¶ 17, 264 P.3d 244, 250.
Based upon the foregoing, the question of whether your water remediation work is lienable turns on whether it was “ordinary cleanup”—similar to All Clean’s work—or an “improvement” to the property. If your work was an “improvement,” it may be lienable, and you could file a lien provided you have complied with
Utah’s preliminary notice requirement by timely filing a proper preliminary notice on the Utah State Construction Registry (link: https://secure.utah.gov/scr/guide/index.html).
Even if your work is not lienable (or if you have not preserved your lien rights by filing a preliminary notice), you would still have a breach of contract claim (and possibly other claims) to collect your money.
All the best to you in collecting your money.
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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