Greenlee County Notice of Completion Form (Arizona)

All Greenlee County specific forms and documents listed below are included in your immediate download package:

Notice of Completion Form

Greenlee County Notice of Completion Form

Fill in the blank form formatted to comply with all recording and content requirements.
Included Greenlee County compliant document last validated/updated 6/14/2024

Notice of Completion Guide

Greenlee County Notice of Completion Guide

Line by line guide explaining every blank on the form.
Included Greenlee County compliant document last validated/updated 6/13/2024

Completed Example of the Notice of Completion Document

Greenlee County Completed Example of the Notice of Completion Document

Example of a properly completed form for reference.
Included Greenlee County compliant document last validated/updated 12/5/2023

When using these Notice of Completion forms, the subject real estate must be physically located in Greenlee County. The executed documents should then be recorded in the following office:

County Recorder

253 Fifth St / PO Box 1625, Clifton, Arizona 85533

Hours: Monday thru Friday 8:00 am until 5:00 pm

Phone: 928-865-2632 or 928-865-1717

Local jurisdictions located in Greenlee County include:

  • Blue
  • Clifton
  • Duncan
  • Morenci

How long does it take to get my forms?

Forms are available immediately after submitting payment.

How do I get my forms, are they emailed?

Immediately after you submit payment, the Greenlee County forms you order will be available for download directly from your account. You can then download the forms to your computer. If you do not already have an account, one will be created for you as part of the order process, and your login details will be provided to you. If you encounter any issues accessing your forms, please reach out to our support team for assistance. Forms are NOT emailed to you.

What does "validated/updated" mean?

This indicates the most recent date when at least one of the following occurred:

  • Updated: The document was updated or changed to remain compliant.
  • Validated: The document was examined by an attorney or staff, or it was successfully recorded in Greenlee County using our eRecording service.
Are these forms guaranteed to be recordable in Greenlee County?

Yes. Our form blanks are guaranteed to meet or exceed all formatting requirements set forth by Greenlee County including margin requirements, content requirements, font and font size requirements.

Can the Notice of Completion forms be re-used?

Yes. You can re-use the forms for your personal use. For example, if you have more than one property in Greenlee County that you need to transfer you would only need to order our forms once for all of your properties in Greenlee County.

What are supplemental forms?

Often when a deed is recorded, additional documents are required by Arizona or Greenlee County. These could be tax related, informational, or even as simple as a coversheet. Supplemental forms are provided for free with your order where available.

What type of files are the forms?

All of our Greenlee County Notice of Completion forms are PDFs. You will need to have or get Adobe Reader to use our forms. Adobe Reader is free software that most computers already have installed.

Do I need any special software to use these forms?

You will need to have Adobe Reader installed on your computer to use our forms. Adobe Reader is free software that most computers already have installed.

Do I have to enter all of my property information online?

No. The blank forms are downloaded to your computer and you fill them out there, at your convenience.

Can I save the completed form, email it to someone?

Yes, you can save your deed form at any point with your information in it. The forms can also be emailed, blank or complete, as attachments.

Are there any recurring fees involved?

No. Nothing to cancel, no memberships, no recurring fees.

A Notice of Completion is a recorded document used to provide notice to potential lien claimants that the work of improvement on a property has ceased, which in turn prompts the claimants to file their liens within a shorter time period provided by the statute. In Arizona, lien claimants have 120 days to secure a lien after final completion, but filing a notice of completion limits that time to 60 days. AZ REV. STAT. 33-993(A).

In Arizona, "completion" is defined by the earliest occurrence of two events: 1) 30 days after final inspection and written final acceptance by the governmental body which issued the building permit for the building, structure or improvement; or 2) Cessation of labor for a period of sixty consecutive days, except when such cessation of labor is due to a strike, shortage of materials or act of God. AZ REV. STAT. 33-993(C). If no building permit is issued or if the governmental body that issued the building permit for the building, structure or improvement does not issue final inspections and written final acceptances, then "completion" means the last date on which any labor, materials, fixtures, or tools were furnished to the property. AZ REV. STAT. 33-993(D).

A notice of completion must be signed and verified by the owner or its agent and shall contain the following information: 1) The name and address of the owner; 2) The nature of the interest or estate of the owner; 3) The legal description of the jobsite and the street address (the validity of the notice is not affected if the street address is incorrect or omitted); 4). The name of the original contractor, if any; 5) The names and addresses of any predecessors in interest if the property was transferred after the beginning of the work or improvement; and 6) The nature of the improvements to the real property. AZ REV. STAT. 33-993(E).

In the case of multiple owners or co-owners (such as joint tenants, life tenants, or lessees) if the notice of completion signed by less than all the owners, it must state the names and addresses of all owners. AZ REV. STAT. 33-993(G). Similarly, the notice of completion must list the names and addresses of the transferor or transferors if it is signed by a successor in interest. Id.

Recording a Notice of Completion in Arizona

Record the notice of completion in the in the county recorder's office in the county where the property or some part of the property is located. AZ REV. STAT. 33-993(H). The county recorder then indexes the notice of completion under the same index classification where the mechanics' and materialmen's liens are recorded. Id.

Finally, the notice must be served within 15 days of recording by sending a copy certified or registered mail, postage prepaid along with a written statement of the date of recording and the county recorder's record location information to the original contractor as well as to anyone who has previously sent a preliminary 20-day notice. AZ REV. STAT. 33-993(I). If the notice is not served in accordance with the statute on a person who served a 20-day notice, that person still retains the right to secure a lien within 120 days as originally provided by the lien statute. Id.

This article is provided for informational purposes only and should not be relied on as the substitute for the advice of an attorney. If you have any questions about drafting or recording a notice of completion, please contact an Arizona attorney.

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