Oklahoma

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COMMERCIAL:

  • Upfront Notice: BICA sends a Courtesy Notice.
  • Follow-up Notice:
    • Pre-Lien Notice:
      • Required within 75 days of last delivery.
      • Only required if dollar amount is greater than $10,000.
      • BICA will include with this notice a request to the General Contractor for the owner’s name and last known address. If the GC fails to respond to this request within five days of receiving it, the Pre-Lien requirement becomes unenforceable.
      • This notice is available on the BICA member portal.

RESIDENTIAL:

  • Upfront Notice: BICA sends a Courtesy Notice.
  • Follow-up Notice:
    • Pre-Lien Notice:
      • Must be sent within 75 days of last delivery.
      • This is required on all owner-occupied projects regardless of dollar amount.
      • It is not required for single family or multifamily projects of four or fewer dwelling units none of which are occupied by an owner.
      • This notice is available on the BICA member portal.

PUBLIC:

  • Upfront Notice: BICA sends a Courtesy Notice.
  • Follow-up Notice (if not paid):
    • Oklahoma Public Claim on Bond:
      • Required to be sent to the Contractor and Surety within 90 days of last delivery.
      • This notice is available on the BICA member portal.