City Assessment Lien

The statutes address various city assessments that may constitute a lien if filed and recorded. These liens include improvement assessments, sewer and sanitation assessments, general assistance receipts, code enforcement, public improvements and ordinance-related liens. Many of the statutes are based on the class of city. The statutes include: KRS 65.8835, KRS 67A.795, KRS 67A.889, KRS 76.170, KRS 76.241, KRS 98.013, KRS 107.160, KRS 381.770, KRS 381.780

Recording requirements are the same as a Lis Pendens.

The document must be signed by the person or entity asserting the lien or their attorney or agent. The signature does not need to be notarized.


The lien release can only be made by the same entity that filed the lien.

Recording requirements are the same as a Release of Lis Pendens.

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