Nebraska Preliminary Notice Guide and FAQs

Last updated July 15, 2020
Sending a Nebraska preliminary notice is an effective way to speed up payment on a construction project. A preliminary notice is an informational document typically sent to the property owner near the beginning of a construction project. Here's what you need to know about the rules and requirements for sending preliminary notice in Nebraska.

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Nebraska preliminary notice requirements for:

Private projects

Preliminary notice is not required in the state of Nebraska. However, if the property owner is considered a “protected party” a preliminary notice may be given in an attempt to be fully protected and secure the ability to file a "full-price" lien.

Public projects

Not required.

Private projects

Preliminary notice is not required for any party on a Nebraska public project to retain the ability to make a claim against a payment bond. It is generally good practice, however, to send a preliminary notice even when not specifically required.

Public projects

Not required.