Middlesex County Notice of Substantial Completion Forms (Massachusetts)

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Notice of Substantial Completion

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

Notice of Substantial Completion Form

Notice of Substantial Completion Form

Fill in the blank Notice of Substantial Completion form formatted to comply with all Massachusetts recording and content requirements.
Included document last reviewed/updated 4/8/2024

Notice of Substantial Completion Guide

Notice of Substantial Completion Guide

Line by line guide explaining every blank on the form.
Included document last reviewed/updated 9/26/2023

Completed Example of the Notice of Substantial Completion Document

Completed Example of the Notice of Substantial Completion Document

Example of a properly completed form for reference.
Included document last reviewed/updated 1/12/2024

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 Massachusetts or Middlesex 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?

Forms are NOT emailed to you. Immediately after you submit payment, the Middlesex 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 sent to you. If you encounter any issues accessing your forms, please reach out to our support team for assistance.

What type of files are the forms?

All of our Middlesex County Notice of Substantial 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 Substantial 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 Middlesex County that you need to transfer you would only need to order our forms once for all of your properties in Middlesex County.

Are these forms guaranteed to be recordable in Middlesex County?

Yes. Our form blanks are guaranteed to meet or exceed all formatting requirements set forth by Middlesex 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 Substantial Completion Forms:

  • Middlesex County

Including:

  • Acton
  • Arlington
  • Arlington Heights
  • Ashby
  • Ashland
  • Auburndale
  • Ayer
  • Bedford
  • Belmont
  • Billerica
  • Boxborough
  • Burlington
  • Cambridge
  • Carlisle
  • Chelmsford
  • Chestnut Hill
  • Concord
  • Devens
  • Dracut
  • Dunstable
  • Everett
  • Framingham
  • Groton
  • Hanscom Afb
  • Holliston
  • Hopkinton
  • Hudson
  • Lexington
  • Lincoln
  • Littleton
  • Lowell
  • Malden
  • Marlborough
  • Maynard
  • Medford
  • Melrose
  • Natick
  • New Town
  • Newton
  • Newton Center
  • Newton Highlands
  • Newton Lower Falls
  • Newton Upper Falls
  • Newtonville
  • Nonantum
  • North Billerica
  • North Chelmsford
  • North Reading
  • North Waltham
  • Nutting Lake
  • Pepperell
  • Pinehurst
  • Reading
  • Sherborn
  • Shirley
  • Somerville
  • Stoneham
  • Stow
  • Sudbury
  • Tewksbury
  • Townsend
  • Tyngsboro
  • Village Of Nagog Woods
  • Waban
  • Wakefield
  • Waltham
  • Watertown
  • Waverley
  • Wayland
  • West Groton
  • West Medford
  • West Newton
  • West Townsend
  • Westford
  • Weston
  • Wilmington
  • Winchester
  • Woburn
  • Woodville

What is the Massachusetts Notice of Substantial Completion

In Massachusetts, a Notice of Substantial Completion must be filed or recorded with the registry of deeds upon or after the contract has reached substantial completion. M.G.L. Ch. 254, 2(a). "Substantial completion" occurs when the work under the written contract is sufficiently complete so that it can be occupied or utilized for its intended use. Id.

The Notice of Substantial Completion contains the date of the written contact, names of the owner and contractor, and a legal property description sufficient for identification. Id.

The owner also signs the Notice and states that he has served a copy of the Notice upon every person who has filed or recorded a Notice of Contract. Id

A copy of the Notice, indicating the date of filing or recording, must also be mailed by the owner, via certified mail with return receipt requested, to every person who has filed a Notice of Contract. Id. Additionally, the contractor must serve a copy to every person who has entered into a written contract directly with the contractor as well as to every person who has given a written Notice of Identification to the contractor. Id.

The failure of the owner or contractor to give notice of the filing or recording of the Notice of Substantial Completion to the persons entitled shall not prejudice the rights of any third parties who rely upon it in good faith and without actual knowledge of such failure of notice. Id.

This article is provided for informational purposes only and should not be relied upon as a substitute for the advice from an attorney. If you have questions about the Notice of Substantial Completion in Massachusetts, or any other issues related to Massachusetts lien laws, please consult with an attorney.

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The documents you receive here will meet, or exceed, the Middlesex 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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