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Notice of Completion
State
California
Area
Orange County
Price
$27.97
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Included Forms

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


Orange County Notice of Completion Form Page 1

Notice of Completion Form - Orange County

Fill in the blank form formatted to comply with all recording and content requirements.
Included document last updated 7/19/2022

Orange County Notice of Completion Guide Page 1

Notice of Completion Guide - Orange County

Line by line guide explaining every blank on the form.
Included document last updated 9/19/2022

Orange County Completed Example of the Notice of Completion Document Page 1

Completed Example of the Notice of Completion Document - Orange County

Example of a properly completed form for reference.
Included document last updated 7/27/2022

Included Supplemental Documents

The Following California and Orange County supplemental forms are included as a courtesy with your order.


Parent to Child Exclusion Form (Orange County Document)


Building Homes and Jobs Act (Orange County Document)


Transfer Tax Exemptions List (Orange County Document)


Preliminary Change of Ownership Report (Orange County Document)


Certificate of Acknowledgment (Orange County Document)


Jurat (Orange County Document)


Building Homes and Jobs Act-Fee Grid (Orange County Document)


Declaration of Exemption Form (Orange County Document)


Grandparent to Grandchild Exclusion Form (Orange County Document)


Affidavit of Cotenant Residency (Orange County Document)


Change in Ownership Statement - Death of Real Property Owner (Orange County Document)


Transfer Tax Exemptions List (California Document)


Preliminary Change of Ownership Report (California Document)


Certificate of Acknowledgment (California Document)


Building Homes and Jobs Act (California Document)


Jurat (California Document)


Declaration of Exemption Form (California Document)


Parent to Child Exclusion Form (California Document)


Grandparent to Grandchild Exclusion Form (California Document)


Affidavit of Cotenant Residency (California Document)


Change in Ownership Statement - Death of Real Property Owner (California Document)


Frequently Asked Questions:

  • How long does it take to get my forms?
    • Forms are available immediately after submitting payment.
  • What are supplemental forms?
    • Often when a deed is recorded additional documents are required by California or Orange 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.
  • How do I get my forms, are they emailed?
    • After you submit payment you will see a page listing the Orange County forms you ordered with a download link to the pdf form file. You download the forms to your computer. You will also receive an email with a link to your download page in case you need it later.
  • What type of files are the forms?
    • All of our Orange 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.
  • 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 Orange County that you need to transfer you would only need to order our forms once for all of your properties in Orange County.
  • Are these forms guaranteed to be recordable in Orange County ?
    • Yes. Our form blanks are guaranteed to meet or exceed all formatting requirements set forth by Orange County including margin requirements, content requirements, font and font size requirements.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Are there any recurring fees involved?
    • No. Nothing to cancel, no memberships, no recurring fees.

Areas covered by these Notice of Completion Forms:

  • Orange County

Including:

  • Aliso Viejo
  • Anaheim
  • Atwood
  • Brea
  • Buena Park
  • Capistrano Beach
  • Corona Del Mar
  • Costa Mesa
  • Cypress
  • Dana Point
  • East Irvine
  • El Toro
  • Foothill Ranch
  • Fountain Valley
  • Fullerton
  • Garden Grove
  • Huntington Beach
  • Irvine
  • La Habra
  • La Palma
  • Ladera Ranch
  • Laguna Beach
  • Laguna Hills
  • Laguna Niguel
  • Laguna Woods
  • Lake Forest
  • Los Alamitos
  • Midway City
  • Mission Viejo
  • Newport Beach
  • Newport Coast
  • Orange
  • Placentia
  • Rancho Santa Margarita
  • San Clemente
  • San Juan Capistrano
  • Santa Ana
  • Seal Beach
  • Silverado
  • Stanton
  • Sunset Beach
  • Surfside
  • Trabuco Canyon
  • Tustin
  • Villa Park
  • Westminster
  • Yorba Linda

What is the California Notice of Completion?

Under Cal. Civ. Code 8182, a real property owner can record a notice of completion at any time up to 15 days after the date of completion on a work of improvement. The notice of completion is an important document in the California mechanic's lien process, as it limits the time a claimant is allotted to file a claim of lien. A direct contractor has 60 days after the owner's filing of a notice of completion to file a claim of lien. If no notice of completion is filed within 15 days of completion of the project, the contractor has 90 days to file a claim of lien.

A lawful notice contains the name and address of each owner and the nature of the owner's interest or estate in the property, as well as the construction lender's name and address, if applicable. The notice gives the completion date and a general description of the work of improvement, as well as a legal description of the property on which the improvement is made, along with the property's address.

In California, a notice of completion may relate to the completion of a contract for work on an improvement as a whole or a contract for a portion of work. In either instance, the notice states the name and address of the direct contractor and the nature of the notice.

The notice is signed and verified by the owner, who is the person (or persons) with titled interest in the property. This may or may not be the person occupying the property. The notice may be signed by an owner's successor; if this is the case, the notice must state the name and address of the transferor.

Within 10 days of recording a notice of completion, the owner must serve copies to the direct contractor and any claimant who has given the owner preliminary notice. Failure to give notice to the contractor or a claimant that a notice has been filed within 10 days of recording the notice renders the notice ineffective to shorten the length of time a contractor has to file a claim of lien.

The method of serving notice on the requisite parties must comply with Section 8100 of the Civil Code of California. Proof of service of notice is required along with the notice when recording. The declaration of proof of service evidences the method of serving notice and is signed by the person serving notice and acknowledged in the presence of a notary public.

Record a notice of completion in the recorder's office of the county where the property is situated. Ensure that the document is in recordable form as established by Cal. Gov. Code Sec. 27361.6.

Consult a lawyer with questions about notices of completion, mechanic's lien laws, or for any other issues regarding real property in the State of California.

Our Promise

The documents you receive here will meet, or exceed, the Orange County recording requirements for formatting. If there's an issue caused by our formatting, we'll make it right and refund your payment.

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