York County Conditional Lien Waiver on Progress Payment Form (Pennsylvania)

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Conditional Lien Waiver on Progress Payment Form

York County Conditional Lien Waiver on Progress Payment Form

Fill in the blank Conditional Lien Waiver on Progress Payment form formatted to comply with all Pennsylvania recording and content requirements.
Included York County compliant document last validated/updated 5/15/2024

Conditional Lien Waiver on Progress Payment Guide

York County Conditional Lien Waiver on Progress Payment Guide

Line by line guide explaining every blank on the form.
Included York County compliant document last validated/updated 3/8/2024

Completed Example of the Conditional Lien Waiver on Progress Payment Document

York County Completed Example of the Conditional Lien Waiver on Progress Payment Document

Example of a properly completed form for reference.
Included York County compliant document last validated/updated 6/7/2024

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

Recorder of Deeds - County Administrative Center

28 East Market St, York, Pennsylvania 17401

Hours: 8:00am to 4:30pm M-F

Phone: (717) 771-9608, 9644 & 9295

Local jurisdictions located in York County include:

  • Airville
  • Brogue
  • Codorus
  • Craley
  • Dallastown
  • Delta
  • Dillsburg
  • Dover
  • East Prospect
  • Emigsville
  • Etters
  • Fawn Grove
  • Felton
  • Franklintown
  • Glen Rock
  • Glenville
  • Hanover
  • Lewisberry
  • Loganville
  • Manchester
  • Mount Wolf
  • New Freedom
  • New Park
  • Porters Sideling
  • Railroad
  • Red Lion
  • Rossville
  • Seven Valleys
  • Shrewsbury
  • Spring Grove
  • Stewartstown
  • Thomasville
  • Wellsville
  • Windsor
  • Wrightsville
  • York
  • York Haven
  • York New Salem

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Forms are available immediately after submitting payment.

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Immediately after you submit payment, the York 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 York County using our eRecording service.
Are these forms guaranteed to be recordable in York County?

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

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

What are supplemental forms?

Often when a deed is recorded, additional documents are required by Pennsylvania or York 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 York County Conditional Lien Waiver on Progress 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 available for 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 Progress Payment when a partial payment is made towards the total amount due. In return for the payment, the contractor agrees to waive a lien right towards the partial amount. Because the waiver is conditional, it should be used when the payment hasn't 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 the claimant may 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 lien laws for questions regarding lien waivers or with any other issues related to mechanic's liens.

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