|Lien claimants?||General contractors, subcontractors, sub-subcontractors, Suppliers, and Architects/Engineers. Does NOT permit liens by: suppliers to suppliers or suppliers to sub-subcontractors.|
|Lien covers?||Labor, materials, supplies, equipment and transportation costs utilized or incorporated into the project.|
|Filing Deadline?||General: Four months after last substantive labor ormaterial provided*
Subcontractor/Supplier: 3 months after last substantive labor or material provided **
*Filing deadline may be extended if notice of extension filed within original filing deadline time.
|Notice Requirements?||General Contractor: No notice required
Subcontractor/Supplier: Lien must be served on owner and parties with an equitable interest in the property.
|Notice of Intent to Lien?||General Contractor: Not Required
Subcontractor/Supplier: Not Required
|Lien Foreclosure?||1 year: Must initiate litigation to foreclose on the mechanics lien no later than one year after the lien was filed.|
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