Allegheny County Conditional Lien Waiver on Final Payment Form (Pennsylvania)

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

Conditional Lien Waiver on Final Payment Form

Allegheny County Conditional Lien Waiver on Final Payment Form

Fill in the blank Conditional Lien Waiver on Final Payment form formatted to comply with all Pennsylvania recording and content requirements.
Included Allegheny County compliant document last validated/updated 5/21/2024

Conditional Lien Waiver on Final Payment Guide

Allegheny County Conditional Lien Waiver on Final Payment Guide

Line by line guide explaining every blank on the Conditional Lien Waiver on Final Payment form.
Included Allegheny County compliant document last validated/updated 3/26/2024

Completed Example of the Conditional Lien Waiver on Final Payment Document

Allegheny County Completed Example of the Conditional Lien Waiver on Final Payment Document

Example of a properly completed Pennsylvania Conditional Lien Waiver on Final Payment document for reference.
Included Allegheny County compliant document last validated/updated 4/9/2024

When using these Conditional Lien Waiver on Final Payment forms, the subject real estate must be physically located in Allegheny County. The executed documents should then be recorded in the following office:

Department of Real Estate - County Office Building

542 Forbes Ave, Rm 101, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15219

Hours: 8:30 to 4:30 M-F

Phone: (412) 350-4226

Local jurisdictions located in Allegheny County include:

  • Allison Park
  • Bairdford
  • Bakerstown
  • Bethel Park
  • Brackenridge
  • Braddock
  • Bradfordwoods
  • Bridgeville
  • Buena Vista
  • Bunola
  • Carnegie
  • Cheswick
  • Clairton
  • Coraopolis
  • Coulters
  • Creighton
  • Crescent
  • Cuddy
  • Curtisville
  • Dravosburg
  • Duquesne
  • East Mc Keesport
  • East Pittsburgh
  • Elizabeth
  • Gibsonia
  • Glassport
  • Glenshaw
  • Greenock
  • Harwick
  • Homestead
  • Imperial
  • Indianola
  • Ingomar
  • Leetsdale
  • Mc Kees Rocks
  • Mckeesport
  • Monroeville
  • Morgan
  • Natrona Heights
  • North Versailles
  • Oakdale
  • Oakmont
  • Pitcairn
  • Pittsburgh
  • Presto
  • Rural Ridge
  • Russellton
  • Sewickley
  • South Park
  • Springdale
  • Sturgeon
  • Tarentum
  • Turtle Creek
  • Verona
  • Warrendale
  • West Elizabeth
  • West Mifflin
  • Wexford
  • Wildwood
  • Wilmerding

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 Allegheny 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 Allegheny County using our eRecording service.
Are these forms guaranteed to be recordable in Allegheny County?

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

Can the Conditional Lien Waiver on Final Payment 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 Allegheny County that you need to transfer you would only need to order our forms once for all of your properties in Allegheny County.

What are supplemental forms?

Often when a deed is recorded, additional documents are required by Pennsylvania or Allegheny 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 Allegheny County Conditional Lien Waiver on Final Payment 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.

In Pennsylvania, a contractor or subcontractor may waive his right to file a claim against residential property by a written instrument signed by him or by any conduct which operates equitably to estop such contractor from filing a claim. 49 P.S. 401(a).

Contractors use lien waivers to forfeit or give up their right to claim a mechanic's lien. Usually, the purpose of a waiver is to alleviate concerns by a property owner or other contractor that a lien will be levied on the property. In return for waiving lien rights, the owner or other party makes a full or partial payment. The type of waiver used depends on the type of payment made.

Use a conditional waiver when payment hasn't been made at the time of the waiver or the payment method takes time to clear (such as a check or bank draft). Unconditional waivers are appropriate when a full or final payment has been made and evidence of the payment can be verified. Within each of these two categories, waivers can be granted for a full payment or a partial (or progress) payment.

A waiver by a contractor of lien rights is against public policy, unlawful and void unless given in consideration for payment for the work, services, materials or equipment provided and only to the extent that such payment is actually received. 49 P.S. 401(b). Therefore, waivers will not be recognized by a Pennsylvania court unless payment is made and received. Also, conditional waivers are only accepted for situations involving residential property. In this regard, Pennsylvania grants more protection to parties using lien waivers (and less for the property owner).

In regard to subcontractors, a waiver by a subcontractor of lien rights is against public policy, unlawful and void, unless given in consideration for payment for the work, services, materials or equipment provided and only to the extent that such payment is actually received, or unless the contractor has posted a bond guaranteeing payment for labor and materials provided by subcontractors. 49 P.S. 401(c).

Use the Conditional Waiver and Release of Lien on Final Payment when a final payment is made for any amount due and in return for the payment, the contractor agrees to waive a lien right towards the final amount. Because the waiver is conditional, it should be used when the payment hasn't yet been made or payment is made through a check and some additional time is needed to make sure the bank has properly processed the payment. If the payment is not made within the time allotted for in the waiver, the waiver becomes invalid and a claimant may still seek a lien for that amount.

A valid waiver identifies the parties, the location where the work or improvement took place, relevant dates, and amounts paid. In addition, the form must meet state and local standards for recorded documents. Submit the completed waiver to the recording office for the county where the property is situated.

Mechanic's Liens are governed by Title 49 of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes.

This article is offered for informational purposes only and is not legal advice. This information should not be relied upon as a substitute for speaking with an attorney. Please speak with a Pennsylvania attorney familiar with mechanic's liens law for any questions regarding lien waivers.

Our Promise

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

Save Time and Money

Get your Allegheny County Conditional Lien Waiver on Final Payment form done right the first time with Deeds.com Uniform Conveyancing Blanks. At Deeds.com, we understand that your time and money are valuable resources, and we don't want you to face a penalty fee or rejection imposed by a county recorder for submitting nonstandard documents. We constantly review and update our forms to meet rapidly changing state and county recording requirements for roughly 3,500 counties and local jurisdictions.

4.8 out of 5 - ( 4336 Reviews )

Cody M.

May 28th, 2024

They respond fast, the process is simple, and it's obviously convenient. I'm not sure what else there is to say, other than it's I would say a reasonable fee to pay them to do it.

Reply from Staff

Thank you for your positive words! We’re thrilled to hear about your experience.

Sheri S.

May 25th, 2024

So happy to have found this site. It’s just what I was looking for.

Reply from Staff

We are grateful for your feedback and looking forward to serving you again. Thank you!

Claudia S.

May 23rd, 2024

Website is very easy to navigate.

Reply from Staff

We appreciate your business and value your feedback. Thank you. Have a wonderful day!

Sherry A L.

August 22nd, 2020

fAST AND REASONABLE.. WOULD DO IT AGAIN IF I NEED TO. THANK YOU

Reply from Staff

Thank you!

John M.

September 16th, 2022

Easy to use site with a good selection of documents

Reply from Staff

Thank you!

David M.

May 21st, 2020

Extremely easy to use. The sample completed document was very helpful. I really appreciated not having to spend a few hundred dollars for a lawyer to generate a document that I can produce myself for a small fraction of the cost.

Reply from Staff

We appreciate your business and value your feedback. Thank you. Have a wonderful day!

Lacina B.

July 25th, 2020

Forms were appropriately priced, easy to download

Reply from Staff

Thank you for your feedback. We really appreciate it. Have a great day!

DARRYL B.

June 16th, 2020

Professional and convenient.

Reply from Staff

Thank you for your feedback. We really appreciate it. Have a great day!

Keli A.

June 3rd, 2021

Excellent site, super fast responses to messages, and great patience with a newbie user. Couldn't be more pleased. Thank you!

Reply from Staff

Thank you for your feedback. We really appreciate it. Have a great day!

John W.

January 9th, 2019

The forms were easy to acquire and easy to use

Reply from Staff

Thank you for your feedback. We really appreciate it. Have a great day!

Janette P.

April 30th, 2021

It was easy to find what I needed but I thought the price was too high.

Reply from Staff

Thank you for your feedback. We really appreciate it. Have a great day!

Charlotte F.

September 2nd, 2020

Great follow up and consideration

Reply from Staff

Thank you for your feedback. We really appreciate it. Have a great day!

Heidi S.

August 5th, 2021

I had prompt service thank you

Reply from Staff

Thank you!

Kristi L.

May 11th, 2021

Fantastic Experience! I have been through several different companies offering to do the same thing but only offering subscriptions. I have no negative reviews, took 1 business day from submission, professional and timely updates and extremely fair pricing considering the amount of time it saves you.

Reply from Staff

Thank you!

Bobby V.

October 30th, 2019

Great

Reply from Staff

Thank you!