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RELATIONSHIP N-T-O REQUIREMENT N-T-O SERVICE REQUIREMENT CLAIM OF LIEN (C.O.L.) SERVICE OF C.O.L.
CONTRACTOR OR MATERIAL SUPPLIER HAVE A DIRECT CONTRACT W/OWNER none n/a Record C.O.L. w/in 90 days of final furnishing of labor, services or materials Serve copy of recorded C.O.L. w/in 15 days of recording date by CM/RRR
SUBCONTRACTOR OR MATERIAL SUPPLIER HAVE A DIRECT CONTRACT W/GENERAL CONTRACTOR Serve on owner & lender, if any by CM/RRR. Must be served before or w/in 45* days of first furnishing of labor, services &/or materials, but in any event, BEFORE final payment made by owner.** same as above same as above
SUB-SUBCONTRACTOR OR MATERIAL SUPPLIER HAVE A DIRECT CONTRACT W/SUBCONTRACTOR Serve on owner, lender if any and contractor by CM/RRR. same as above same as above same as above
MATERIAL SUPPLIER HAVE A DIRECT CONTRACT W/SUB-SUBCONTRACTOR Serve on subcontractor, owner, lender if any and contractor by CM/RRR. same as above same as above same as above
* - If the N-T-O is served to last address shown in the Notice of Commencement, or amendment thereto, or in the absence of an N.O.C. to the last address shown address in the building permit application is not received but is returned as being "refused", "moved, not forwardable", "unclaimed" or is otherwise not delivered, or is not deliverable then service IS deemed to be effective on the date the N.T.O. was posted and placed in the mail. **  If the N.T.O. is mailed to the owner at the address listed on the N.O.C. by registered or certified mail w/proper postage w/in 40 days after the date the lienor first furnished labor, services or materials, service of that notice is effective as of the date of mailing if a certified or registered mail log is maintained that shows the postal ID number, the name/address of the person served and the date stamp of the USPS confirming the date of the mailing-OR- if the person who served the N.T.O. maintains electronic tracking records by using the USPS Confirm Service containing the postal tracking #, the name & address of the person served and verification of the date of receipt by the USPS service is effective as of the date of mailing.