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Current Lien Laws & Forms for South Carolina


What is a Notice to Contractor / Owner and other Pertinent Info. :

A Notice to Contractor / Owner is a legal device which enables you to place a lien on the property where you have supplied materials and / or labor to improve the property.

A Notice is served by certified mail to the Contractor and where applicable, to the Owner, Lessee / Lessor, Surety and Financial Institutions.  You will receive a copy of all notices filed on your behalf on a daily basis.  Please keep these on file and watch your dates and time frames should it become necessary to file a lien.  It is important to submit your Request for Notice to Contractor / Owner as soon as you enter into an agreement, either verbal or written, on a construction project.

Time Frame for Filing Notice to Owner / Lien:

Time Frame for filing Notice to Contractor / Owner: It is recommended that you file notice as soon as entering into an agreement either contractual or verbal. 


Time Frame for filing Lien: Within 90 days of last day on job site.



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