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South Carolina Lien & Bond Claim Deadlines

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What is your role on the project?
Preliminary Notice
15 days from starting project

Notice of Project Commencement

Though not strictly required by the law, it is the best business practice to file a Notice of Project Commencement (NOC)within 15 days of starting any new project. A NOC protects a general contractor from excessive lower tier Liens. The notice forces a lower tier subcontractor or supplier to respond with a Notice of Furnishing to have full Lien rights.

Lien
90 days from last furnishing

Notice of Claim of Lien

A Notice of Claim of Lien must be sent within 90 days of last furnishing of labor or materials to the project.

Preliminary Notice
Before beginning

Notice of Furnishing Labor or Materials

If you do not have a direct contract with the owner, it is very important to send a Notice of Furnishing Labor or Materials (NOF) at the start of the project. While send a NOFis not legally required, this notice can secure your right to a Full Price Lien in the event a Notice of Commencement was recorded by the General Contractor. Without a Notice of Furnishing Labor or Materials, you may only be entitled to a Lien on the balance remaining to the General Contractor. If you are second tier or lower, this is the only way to secure full Lien rights.

Lien
90 days from last furnishing

Notice of Claim of Lien

A Notice of Claim of Lien must be sent within 90 days of last furnishing of labor or materials to the project.

Preliminary Notice
Before beginning

Notice of Furnishing Labor or Materials

If you do not have a direct contract with the owner, it is very important to send a Notice of Furnishing Labor or Materials (NOF) at the start of the project. While send a NOFis not legally required, this notice can secure your right to a Full Price Lien in the event a Notice of Commencement was recorded by the General Contractor. Without a Notice of Furnishing Labor or Materials, you may only be entitled to a Lien on the balance remaining to the General Contractor. If you are second tier or lower, this is the only way to secure full Lien rights.

Lien
90 days from last furnishing

Notice of Claim of Lien

A Notice of Claim of Lien must be sent within 90 days of last furnishing of labor or materials to the project.

What is your role on the project?
Preliminary Notice
15 days from first furnishing

Notice of Project Commencement

Though not strictly required by the law, it is the best business practice to file a Notice of Project Commencement (NOC) within 15 days of starting any new project. A NOC protects a general contractor from excessive lower tier Liens. The notice forces a lower tier subcontractor or supplier to respond with a Notice of Furnishing to have full Lien rights.

Lien
90 days from last furnishing

Notice of Claim of Lien

A Notice of Claim of Lien must be sent within 90 days of last furnishing of labor or materials to the project.

Preliminary Notice
Before beginning

Notice of Furnishing Labor or Materials

If you do not have a direct contract with the owner, it is very important to send a Notice of Furnishing Labor or Materials (NOF) at the start of the project. While send a NOFis not legally required, this notice can secure your right to a Full Price Lien in the event a Notice of Commencement was recorded by the General Contractor. Without a Notice of Furnishing Labor or Materials, you may only be entitled to a Lien on the balance remaining to the General Contractor. If you are second tier or lower, this is the only way to secure full Lien rights.

Lien
90 days from last furnishing

Notice of Claim of Lien

A Notice of Claim of Lien must be sent within 90 days of last furnishing of labor or materials to the project.

Preliminary Notice
Before beginning

Notice of Furnishing Labor or Materials

If you do not have a direct contract with the owner, it is very important to send a Notice of Furnishing Labor or Materials (NOF) at the start of the project. While send a NOFis not legally required, this notice can secure your right to a Full Price Lien in the event a Notice of Commencement was recorded by the General Contractor. Without a Notice of Furnishing Labor or Materials, you may only be entitled to a Lien on the balance remaining to the General Contractor. If you are second tier or lower, this is the only way to secure full Lien rights.

Lien
90 days from last furnishing

Notice of Claim of Lien

A Notice of Claim of Lien must be sent within 90 days of last furnishing of labor or materials to the project.

What is your role on the project?
Statutory Documents are not required for General Contractors
Preliminary Notice
N/A

Preliminary Notice

There are no formal requirements. Best business practices is to send a preliminary notice to inform all parties that you have furnished material to the project.

Claim on Bond
90 days from last furnishing

Claim on Bond

Claim on Bond must be sent within 90 days of last furnishing of labor or materials to the project.

Preliminary Notice
Recommended but not required

Preliminary Notice

Although it is not a legal requirement to send a preliminary notice, it is best practice 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

Claim on Bond

Claim on Bond must be sent within 90 days of last furnishing of labor or materials to the project.

What is your role on the project?

Notice of Furnishing Labor or Materials

Not applicable, a contractor cannot take action on their own bond.

N/A
Preliminary Notice

Claim on Bond

Not applicable, a contractor cannot take action on their own bond.

N/A
Claim on Bond
Preliminary Notice
Recommended but not required

Notice of Furnishing Labor or Materials

Though sending a preliminary notice it is not strictly required, the best business practice is to send it anyway. The preliminary notice makes it more likely that you will be paid on time and lets the General Contractor know you are serious about getting paid.

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

Claim on Bond

Claim on bond must be filed within 90 days of last furnishing of labor or materials.

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
N/A

Notice of Furnishing Labor or Materials

Though sending a preliminary notice it is not strictly required, the best business practice is to send it anyway. The preliminary notice makes it more likely that you will be paid on time and lets the General Contractor know you are serious about getting paid.

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

Claim on Bond

Claim on bond must be filed within 90 days of last furnishing of labor or materials.

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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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
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Mara Kruz
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