Orange County Notice of Subcontract Form (North Carolina)

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

Notice of Subcontract Form

Orange County Notice of Subcontract Form

Fill in the blank Notice of Subcontract form formatted to comply with all North Carolina recording and content requirements.
Included Orange County compliant document last validated/updated 5/23/2024

Notice of Subcontract Guide

Orange County Notice of Subcontract Guide

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

Completed Example of the Notice of Subcontract Document

Orange County Completed Example of the Notice of Subcontract Document

Example of a properly completed form for reference.
Included Orange County compliant document last validated/updated 6/13/2024

The following North Carolina and Orange County supplemental forms are included as a courtesy with your order:

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

Orange County Register of Deeds

228 S Churton St, Suite 300 / PO Box 8181, Hillsborough, North Carolina 27278

Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm M-F / Recording until 4:30pm

Phone: (919) 245-2675

Local jurisdictions located in Orange County include:

  • Carrboro
  • Cedar Grove
  • Chapel Hill
  • Efland
  • Hillsborough

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 Orange 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 Orange County using our eRecording service.
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.

Can the Notice of Subcontract 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.

What are supplemental forms?

Often when a deed is recorded, additional documents are required by North Carolina 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.

What type of files are the forms?

All of our Orange County Notice of Subcontract 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.

After a Notice of Contract has been filed and posted, second or third tier subcontractors may preserve their lien rights by serving a completed and signed Notice of Subcontract form on the contractor by certified mail or personal service. If the Notice is not filed and served, that second or third tier subcontractor will be barred from filing a claim of lien against the owner's real property. N.C.G.S. 44A-23.

The Notice of Subcontract contains: (1) the name and address of the subcontractor; (2) a general description of the real property on which the labor was performed or the material was furnished (such as street address, tax map lot and block number, reference to recorded instrument, or any description that reasonably identifies the real property); (3) a general description of the subcontractor's contract, including the names of the parties; and (4) a general description of the labor and material performed and furnished. N.C.G.S. 44A-23(b)(3).

Filing the Notice of Subcontract requires the contractor to send notice to second and third tier subcontractors within five days of paying a subcontractor on the project. Id. The purpose of this notification is to provide notice that money is being exchanged between the parties.

This article is provided for informational purposes only and should not be relied upon as a substitute for the advice of a legal professional. Please contact an attorney with questions about sending a Notice of Subcontract, or any other issues related to liens in North Carolina.

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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