Do I have to send notice

7 months ago

do i have to send any notice to the home owner or the general contractor prior to filinga subcontractors mechanics lien in Virginia

Owner/Attorney The Law Office of Christopher G. Hill, PC
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On residential projects (one or two family dwelling units) Va Code 43-4.01 requires that where a mechanic’s lien agent is listed on the building permit (and in some cases where it isn’t) that notice be given to the mechanic’s lien agent containing certain specific information listed in 43-4.01(B).

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Owner/Attorney The Law Office of Christopher G. Hill, PC
8 reviews

VA Code 43-4.01 requires that on a residential project (one or two family dwelling) where the building permit lists a mechanic’s lien agent, that the mechanic’s lien agent be given notice within 30 days of furnishing of (i) the name, mailing address, and telephone number of the person sending such notice, (ii) the person’s license or certificate number issued by the Board for Contractors pursuant to Chapter 11 (§ 54.1-1100 et seq.) of Title 54.1, if any, and the date such license or certificate was issued and the date such license or certificate expires, (iii) the building permit number on the building permit, (iv) a description of the property as shown on the building permit, and (v) a statement that the person filing such notice seeks payment for labor performed or material furnished.

 

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