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Michigan Lien & Bond Claim Deadlines

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Preliminary Notice
At start of project

Notice of Commencement

A Notice of Commencement is required at the start of the project. It is typical for the General Contractor to accommodate the owner in preparing the Notice of Commencement. A Notice of Commencement is required if the owner does not live on the property.

Preliminary Notice
Recommended but not required

Preliminary Notice

Although it is not a legal requirement to send a preliminary notice, it is best business practice to do so. Sending a preliminary notice advises all parties that you are working on the project and helps you get paid faster.

Lien
90 days from last furnishing

Affidavit of Mechanic's Lien

An Affidavit of Mechanic's Lien must be filed within 90 days of last furnishing of labor and/or materials.

Preliminary Notice
20 days from first furnishing

Notice of Furnishing

The Notice of Furnishing is required within 20 days of first furnishing labor and/or materials. Important Note for Residential Projects: Notice of Commencement is not required. However, if a homeowner does not live on the property then it is required for Notice of Commencement to be recorded.

Preliminary Notice
20 days from first furnishing

Notice of Furnishing and Request for Notice of Commencement

The Notice of Furnishing is required within 20 days of first furnishing labor and/or materials. Important Note for Residential Projects: Notice of Commencement is not required. However, if a homeowner does not live on the property then it is required for Notice of Commencement to be recorded.

Lien
90 days from last furnishing

Affidavit of Mechanic's Lien

An Affidavit of Mechanic's Lien must be filed within 90 days of last furnishing of labor and/or materials.

Preliminary Notice
20 days from first furnishing

Notice of Furnishing

The Notice of Furnishing is required within 20 days of first furnishing labor and/or materials. Important Note for Residential Projects: Notice of Commencement is not required. However, if a homeowner does not live on the property then it is required for Notice of Commencement to be recorded.

Preliminary Notice
20 days from first furnishing

Notice of Furnishing and Request for Notice of Commencement

The Notice of Furnishing is required within 20 days of first furnishing labor and/or materials. Important Note for Residential Projects: Notice of Commencement is not required. However, if a homeowner does not live on the property then it is required for Notice of Commencement to be recorded.

Lien
90 days from last furnishing

Affidavit of Mechanic's Lien

An Affidavit of Mechanic's Lien must be filed within 90 days of last furnishing of labor and/or materials.

What is your role on the project?
Notice of Commencement
At start of project

Notice of Commencement

A Notice of Commencement is required at the start of the project. It is typical for the General Contractor to accommodate the owner in preparing the Notice of Commencement. Condos and Apartment building fall under the requirement to record a Notice of Commencement.

Preliminary Notice
Recommended but not required

Preliminary Notice

Although it is not a legal requirement to send a preliminary notice, it is best business practice to do so. Sending a preliminary notice advises all parties that you are working on the project and helps you get paid faster.

Lien
90 days from last furnishing

Affidavit of Mechanic's Lien

An Affidavit of Mechanic's Lien must be filed within 90 days of last furnishing of labor and/or materials.

Preliminary Notice
20 days from first furnishing

Notice of Furnishing

The Notice of Furnishing is required within 20 days of first furnishing labor and/or materials. Important Note for Commercial Projects: If the Notice of Commencement is not recorded the time to send the Notice of Furnishing is extended until 20 days after the Notice of Commencement is provided. If a Notice of Commencement is never recorded, a Notice of Furnishing may properly be served up until the lien deadline. If a Notice of Commencement is not posted at the project, then a Notice of Furnishing and Request for Notice of Commencement should be sent. This requires the owner to produce a copy of the Notice of Commencement within 10 days.

Preliminary Notice
20 days from first furnishing

Notice of Furnishing and Request for Notice of Commencement

The Notice of Furnishing is required within 20 days of first furnishing labor and/or materials. Important Note for Commercial Projects: If the Notice of Commencement is not recorded the time to send the Notice of Furnishing is extended until 20 days after the Notice of Commencement is provided. If a Notice of Commencement is never recorded, a Notice of Furnishing may properly be served up until the lien deadline. If a Notice of Commencement is not posted at the project, then a Notice of Furnishing and Request for Notice of Commencement should be sent. This requires the owner to produce a copy of the Notice of Commencement within 10 days.

Lien
90 days from last furnishing

Affidavit of Mechanic's Lien

An Affidavit of Mechanic's Lien must be filed within 90 days of last furnishing of labor and/or materials.

Preliminary Notice
20 days from first furnishing

Notice of Furnishing

The Notice of Furnishing is required within 20 days of first furnishing labor and/or materials. Important Note for Commercial Projects: If the Notice of Commencement is not recorded the time to send the Notice of Furnishing is extended until 20 days after the Notice of Commencement is provided. If a Notice of Commencement is never recorded, a Notice of Furnishing may properly be served up until the lien deadline. If a Notice of Commencement is not posted at the project, then a Notice of Furnishing and Request for Notice of Commencement should be sent. This requires the owner to produce a copy of the Notice of Commencement within 10 days.

Preliminary Notice
20 days from first furnishing

Notice of Furnishing and Request for Notice of Commencement

The Notice of Furnishing is required within 20 days of first furnishing labor and/or materials. Important Note for Commercial Projects: If the Notice of Commencement is not recorded the time to send the Notice of Furnishing is extended until 20 days after the Notice of Commencement is provided. If a Notice of Commencement is never recorded, a Notice of Furnishing may properly be served up until the lien deadline. If a Notice of Commencement is not posted at the project, then a Notice of Furnishing and Request for Notice of Commencement should be sent. This requires the owner to produce a copy of the Notice of Commencement within 10 days.

Lien
90 days from last furnishing

Affidavit of Mechanic's Lien

An Affidavit of Mechanic's Lien must be filed within 90 days of last furnishing of labor and/or materials.

What is your role on the project?
Statutory Documents are not required for General Contractors
Preliminary Notice
30 days from first furnishing

Notice of Furnishing (Public Jobs - non highway projects)

The Notice of Furnishing is required for all non highway public projects. The Notice of Furnishing must be sent 30 days of first furnishing labor and/or materials.

Claim on Bond
90 days from last furnishing

Claim on Bond

A Claim on Bond must be sent within 90 days of last furnishing labor and/or materials.

Claim on Bond
60 days from last furnishing

Claim on Bond (state highway projects)

A Claim on Bond must be sent within 60 days of last furnishing labor and/or materials.

What is your role on the project?
Statutory Documents are not required for General Contractors
Preliminary Notice
Recommended but not required

Preliminary Notice

Although it is not a legal requirement to send a preliminary notice for federal projects, it is best practice for subcontractors to do so. Sending a preliminary notice advises all parties that you are working on the project and helps you get paid faster.

Claim on Bond
90 days from last furnishing

Miller Act Notice

Miller Act Notice needs to be sent by the subcontractor 90 days from last furnishing of labor and/or materials to the federal project.

Preliminary Notice
Recommended but not required

Preliminary Notice

Although it is not a legal requirement for suppliers to send a preliminary notice in Washington, it is best practice to do so for federal projects. Sending a preliminary notice advises all parties that you are working on the project and helps you get paid faster.

Claim on Bond
90 days from last furnishing

Miller Act Notice

A Miller Act Notice is required to be sent by the supplier 90 days from last furnishing of labor and/or materials to the federal project.

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SunRay has provided us with a partnership to manage construction documents throughout the United States.
Rick Russel
ABC Supply
SunRay will make sure that notices are issued timely, properly, legally. SunRay offers me peace of mind and to my operations
Mark Kashmanian
Rams
SunRay helps us collect our money, protect our money. It is user-friendly, provides a lot of information and is easier to keep track of everything that we do online.
Lehman SunRay Testimonial
Mara Kruz
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