Northumberland County Notice to Contractor Form (Pennsylvania)

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

Notice to Contractor Form

Northumberland County Notice to Contractor Form

Fill in the blank Notice to Contractor form formatted to comply with all Pennsylvania recording and content requirements.
Included Northumberland County compliant document last validated/updated 4/17/2024

Notice to Contractor Guide

Northumberland County Notice to Contractor Guide

Line by line guide explaining every blank on the form.
Included Northumberland County compliant document last validated/updated 5/9/2024

Completed Example of the Notice to Contractor Document

Northumberland County Completed Example of the Notice to Contractor Document

Example of a properly completed form for reference.
Included Northumberland County compliant document last validated/updated 3/28/2024

When using these Notice to Contractor forms, the subject real estate must be physically located in Northumberland County. The executed documents should then be recorded in one of the following offices:

Recorder of Deeds - County Courthouse

201 Market St, 1st floor, Sunbury, Pennsylvania 17801

Hours: Mon 9:00 - 4:45; Tue-Fri 9:00 - 4:15

Phone: (570) 988-4143

Local jurisdictions located in Northumberland County include:

  • Coal Township
  • Dalmatia
  • Dewart
  • Dornsife
  • Elysburg
  • Herndon
  • Kulpmont
  • Leck Kill
  • Locust Gap
  • Marion Heights
  • Mc Ewensville
  • Milton
  • Montandon
  • Mount Carmel
  • Northumberland
  • Paxinos
  • Potts Grove
  • Rebuck
  • Riverside
  • Shamokin
  • Snydertown
  • Sunbury
  • Trevorton
  • Turbotville
  • Watsontown

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?

Forms are NOT emailed to you. Immediately after you submit payment, the Northumberland 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 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 Northumberland County using our eRecording service.
Are these forms guaranteed to be recordable in Northumberland County?

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

Can the Notice to Contractor 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 Northumberland County that you need to transfer you would only need to order our forms once for all of your properties in Northumberland County.

What are supplemental forms?

Often when a deed is recorded, additional documents are required by Pennsylvania or Northumberland 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 Northumberland County Notice to Contractor 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, the Notice to Contractor is used by property owners to defend against lien claims. The notice is especially useful when dealing with lien claims filed by a subcontractor working under a general contractor, because the owner may have no knowledge of their agreements.

Where a lien claim is filed by a subcontractor, the owner may give a written notice thereof to the contractor in the manner, and upon the giving of such notice the owner may avail himself of the remedies provided under the law. 49 P.S. 1506(b).

When the notice is served on the contractor, the undersigned is providing notice that unless the contractor, within thirty (30) days from service of the notice, settles, undertakes to defend, or secures against this claim, the owner may avail himself of remedies provided by Pennsylvania Law, including: 1) Paying the claim of the subcontractor, upon which payment the owner shall be subrogated to the rights of the subcontractor against the contractor together with any instrument or other collateral security held by the subcontractor for the payment thereof; or 2) Undertaking a defense against said claim in which case the contractor shall be liable to the owner for all costs, expenses and charges incurred in such defense, including reasonable attorneys' fees. 49 P.S. 1602.

The notice shall state: (1) the name of the subcontractor, the amount of the claim and the amount withheld, if any, by the owner; that unless the contractor within thirty (30) days from service of the notice settles, undertakes to defend, or secures against the claim as provided by section 603, and (2) the owner may avail himself of the remedies provided by section 604.3. 49 P.S. 1602(b).

The owner or his agent may deliver the notice to the contractor personally, or to the contractor's manager, executive or principal officer or other agent, or if none of these persons can be found, by sending a copy of the notice by first class, registered or certified mail to the contractor at his last known office address. 49 P.S. 1602(c).

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

This article is provided for informational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. Contact an attorney with questions about the Notice to Contractor, or for any other issues related to mechanic's liens in Pennsylvania.

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