New York

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COMMERCIAL:

  • Upfront Notice: BICA sends a Courtesy Notice.
  • Follow-up Notice: There is no statutory follow-up notice.

RESIDENTIAL:

  • Same handlings as for Commercial jobs with the exception that Lien must be filed within 4 months of project completion or last providing of labor or material, instead of 8 months.

PUBLIC:

  • Upfront Notice: BICA sends a Courtesy Notice.
  • Follow-up Notice (if not paid):
    • Notice to Contractor:
      • Required within 120 days of your last work or delivery on the job, if you do not have a direct contract with the original contractor.
      • Must be sent by Registered Mail.
      • This notice is available on the BICA member portal.