Michigan

Michigan  

Michigan Private Projects
Notice Req.
Intent to Lien
Lien Req.
Prime Contractor

Before the work commences a Prime Contractor is required to record a “Notice of Commencement”

Not Required

A Construction Lien in Michigan known as “Claim of Lien” is required to be recorded ninety days (90) days from the last day on project.

Sub Contractor

A Preliminary Notice know in Michigan known as a “Notice of Furnishing” is required within twenty days (20) from the first day on the project.
Laborers are required to send “Notice of Furnishing” within thirty days (30 days) after providing labor .

Not Required

A Construction Lien in Michigan known as “Claim of Lien” is required to be recorded ninety days (90) days from from the last day on project.

Suppliers/Other

A Preliminary Notice know in Michigan as a “Notice of Furnishing” is required within twenty days (20) from the first day on the project.

Not Required

A Construction Lien in Michigan known as “Claim of Lien” is required to be recorded ninety days (90) days from the last day of furnishing materials and/or labor.

Michigan 101

Discharge of Construction Lien, Notice of Commencement, Notice of Furnishing

 

1. How long do I have to file a claim of lien in Michigan?

90 days after the last date in which services were provided.  A Claim of Lien must be recorded; such action is strictly enforced by the courts.

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2. Do I have to file any notices before I start work on a property in Michigan?

Yes, the owner or contractor must record a Notice of Commencement.

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3. When is my last day of work so that I can file a lien to get paid?

 90 after the last date services were performed in accordance to the contract.  

 

4. Is there any mandatory notice requirement in Michigan?

A subcontractor contracted to the projects party must serve a Notice of Furnishing to the owner or general contractor. 

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5. Who do not have any lien rights in the state of Michigan?

Any unlicensed residential homebuilders.

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6. How long do I have to file for a lien of foreclosure?

1 year from the date the lien was recorded. 

 

7. Who satisfies the lien when I get paid?

The lien claimant is required to issue a Discharge of Construction Lien, when the lien is paid off in full.

 

Michigan State Projects
Notice Requirements
Lien Requirements
Prime Contractor

Not Required

Not Required

Suppliers/Other

Must provide preliminary notice to the prime contractor within 30 days of first providing services, if you are not contracted with the prime.

Must file a bond claim with the public agency in charge on non-highway projects within 90 days of last providing services. A notice of lien claim on highway projects must be filed with the department os transportation within 60 days of last providing services.

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