Iowa Notice of Request for Early Release of Retainage Form

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In Iowa, a contractor may request the early release of retainage on a public project. However, notice must first be sent to all known subcontractors and suppliers informing them of the contractor’s request at least 10 days before the contractor requests for the early release of retained funds.

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Iowa County Recorders

Looking to file/record a mechanics lien in Iowa? You'll need to get your Iowa mechanics lien filed and recorded with the county recorder in the county where the construction project is located. Here is a listing of all county recorders in Iowa. Click on any county to find more information about how to get your lien recorded in that county.

Allamakee County Clerk of Court
PO BOX 248
Waukon, Iowa, 52172
phone: 563 568 6351

Secretary of State
321 E 12th St First Floor, Lucas Building
Des Moines, Iowa, 50319
phone: 515-281-5204

Clerk of District Court
PO BOX 2510
Iowa City, Iowa, 52244
phone: 3193566060

Clerk of Court
Marshall County Courts Courthouse 1 East Main Street
Marshalltown, Iowa, 50158
phone: (641) 754-6355

Plymouth Register of Deeds Attn: Recording desk
50 Obery st
Plymouth, Iowa, 2360
phone: 5088309200

Polk County Recorder
111 Court Avenue Suite 250
Des Moines, Iowa, 50309-2251
phone: 515-286-3160

Scott County Recorder's Office
600 W. 4th St.
Davenport, IA, Iowa, 52801-1030
phone: 563-326-8621

Shelby County Clerk of Court
P.O. Box 431
Harlan, Iowa, 51537
phone: (712) 755-5543

Clerk of Court
701 Central Ave
Fort Dodge, Iowa, 50501
phone: 515-576-7115

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Colorado Retainage Law

We are a subcontractor in Colorado, we entered into a contract for $43K. The contract that was signed states that retainage will be 10%, however I thought that Colorado Limited this to 5%. The customer is stating that the subcontract agreement supersedes the law. Is this accurate?

I have a question regarding the proper deduction of retainage at each billing.

We are holding a 5% Retainage on this current job. The question I have is this. We do our billings by AIA Forms g702 & g703. When calculating this retainage each billing, do I request my payment before or after the 5% retainage? Example: My Mobilization Schedule of Values Total is $15,000.00 I...

Can a customer hold back retainage if not previously specified in the contract?

I am the prime contractor on a residential addition. We finished the project and the customer submitted payment, but held back 10% on the project total. Retainage was not specified or mentioned in our contract. Thank you in advance!

How to determine accurate completion billing for subs with retainage included?

With 10% retainage being held on an electrical contract that will run through the entirety of the construction project (not completed partially through overall project, etc.) Should the approved percentage of a given pay app reflect the estimated completion of the work independently of the...

Can I file a Mechanics Lien?

We are a Subcontractor for a large project, in the state of California. We finished the job last year. All previous invoices have been paid in full. We have the Retention invoice that has not been paid as of today. Can we put a Lien in this project?

If the owner does not hold retainage from my AIA billing, am I allowed to still hold retainage on our subcontractors

We have a contract with someone as their GC. They are not holding retainage on us for this project. Am I able to still hold a retainage of 10% on the subcontractors that we have on the job?

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