South Carolina

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COMMERCIAL:

  • Upfront Notice:
    • Notice of Furnishing Labor or Material:
      • Required if Contractor files a Notice of Project Commencement.
      • The amount that can be liened is limited to the amount owed by the contractor to the sub-contractor to whom the labor or material was supplied at the time this notice is received. (And the amount owed by the Owner.)
      • Therefore, it is recommended this notice be sent as soon as possible upon starting work.
  • Follow-up Notice (if not paid):
    • Notice to Contractor of Claim on Bond:
      • If the contractor is bonded, this notice is sent to make a claim on the bond.
      • Required to be sent within 90 days of last delivery.
      • This notice is available on the BICA member portal.

RESIDENTIAL:

  • Same handlings as for Commercial.

PUBLIC:

  • Upfront Notice:
    • Notice of Furnishing:
      • Required if Contractor files a Notice of Project Commencement.
      • The amount that can be claimed is limited to the amount owed by the contractor to the sub-contractor to whom the labor or material was supplied at the time this notice is received.
      • Therefore, it is recommended this notice be sent as soon as possible upon starting work.
  • Follow-up Notice: (if not paid)
    • 90-Day Notice to Contractor of Claim on Bond:
      • If not dealing directly with the General Contractor, this notice is required within 90 days of last delivery.
      • This notice is available on the BICA member portal.