Guide to filing a mechanics lien in Pacific County

Where is the Pacific County Recorder's Office that files mechanic liens?

You can file your mechanic liens person at either of the Pacific County Auditor’s office locations listed below:

SOUTH BEND
300 Memorial Dr.
P.O. Box 97
South Bend, WA 98586

Fax: 360-875-9333
Hours: Monday-Friday
8:00 A.M. – 4:30 P.M.

Recording Hours

Monday-Friday
8:00 A.M.-4:00 P.M.

LONG BEACH*

7013 Sandridge
County Admin Bldg.
Long Beach, WA 98631

Phone: 360-642-9312

Monday-Thursday
9:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.
Lunch 12:00 – 1:00
New hours closed on Friday.

What is Pacific County's Recording Backlog?

The Pacific County Auditor’s Office does not publicly disclose information on recording backlog.

Should I file my mechanics lien in Pacific County?

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

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

The Pacific County Auditor’s recording requirements are as follows:

Effective January 1, 1997 all documents submitted for recording in Washington State must conform to standards set by RCW 36.18 and 65.04. A cover sheet is required for documents in which the first page does not contain the necessary index fields or the three-inch top margin. All pages must conform to formatting requirements for margins, page size, color legibility, seals and attachments. A cover sheet will not relieve you of the responsibility of meeting the formatting requirements for all subsequent pages.

The FIRST PAGE of the document or the cover sheet MUST include the following information:

Title, Reference number, Grantor, Grantee, Legal Description (or Abbreviated Legal), Assessor’s 11 digit parcel number (available at (360) 875-9301)

First page must also include a three-inch top margin and one-inch bottom and side margins. (Nothing is to appear within the 1″ Margins) Exception: Notary Stamp/Seal

Second and additional pages must include a one-inch top, bottom and side margins

Return address must appear on the first page, top left corner. (It can be within the three-inch top margin)

Page size must be no smaller than the standard size of 8 1/2 by 11″ and no larger than 8 1/2 by 14″

Font size must be at least 8 point

Documents and seals must be legible and capable of being imaged.

NOTE: Documents which were signed prior to January 1, 1997, may be recorded without formatting, but a cover sheet will be required.

Documents that must be recorded immediately and which do not meet margin and font size requirements (non-standard), may be recorded for an additional fee of $50.00.

Documents which do not meet legibility requirements, will NOT be recorded as a non-standard recording.

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

Page size must be no smaller than the standard size of 8 1/2 by 11″ and no larger than 8 1/2 by 14″

Font size must be at least 8 point.

First page must also include a three-inch top margin and one-inch bottom and side margins. (Nothing is to appear within the 1″ Margins) Exception: Notary Stamp/Seal

Second and additional pages must include a one-inch top, bottom and side margins.

Return address must appear on the first page, top left corner. (It can be within the three-inch top margin).

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

The Pacific County Auditor’s recording fee is $101.50 for the first page and $1.00 for each additional page.

Additional Recording Fees

Multiple titled documents: the first title will be $101.50 for the first page and $1.00 for each additional page; additional titles will be $101.50 per title.

Lien Fees

Lien: $101.50 for the first page and $1.00 for each additional page
Notice: $101.50 for the first page and $1.00 for each additional page

Copy Fees

Photo Copies: $1.00 per page
Certified Copies: $3.00 for the first page and $1.00 for each additional page

You can call the Recording Department at 360-875-9318 if you are unsure of a fee prior to sending in a recording. All documents being filed with insufficient recording fees will be returned to sender
UNRECORDED.

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

You can obtain a recorded copy of your lien in person at either of the Pacific County Auditor’s office locations listed below:

SOUTH BEND
300 Memorial Dr.
P.O. Box 97
South Bend, WA 98586

Phone: 360-875-9318
Fax: 360-875-9333
Hours: Monday-Friday
8:00 A.M. – 4:30 P.M.

Recording Hours

Monday-Friday
8:00 A.M.-4:00 P.M.

LONG BEACH*

7013 Sandridge
County Admin Bldg.
Long Beach, WA 98631

Phone: 360-642-9312

Monday-Thursday
9:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.
Lunch 12:00 – 1:00
New hours closed on Friday.

Copy fees are as follows:

Photo Copies: $1.00 per page
Certified Copies: $3.00 for the first page and $1.00 for each additional page

You can also search Pacific county’s documents recorded since March 4, 1873 verified through August 27, 2019 online at:
https://pacificwa.countygovernmentrecords.com/pacificwa/web/

Note that only the Official Records Index of Pacific County provided in the Pacific County Auditor’s Office will be referenced as the Official Records Index.

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