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Construction Notices Filing Date Requirements


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Lien Rights

A notice to owner must be filed within 45 days from your first day on the job.

Lien Rights Date Calculator

A claim of lien must be filed within 90 days from your last day on the job.

The legal holidays in Florida, as set forth in the Florida Statutues, are as follows:

Holiday Date
Sunday The first day of each week
New Year's Day January 1
Martin Luther King Junior's Birthday January 15
Robert E. Lee's Birthday January 19
Lincoln’s Birthday February 12
Susan B. Anthony's birthday February 15
Washington's Birthday The third Monday in February
Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Pascua Florida Day April 2
Confederate Memorial Day April 26
Memorial Day The last Monday in May
Jefferson Davis's Birthday June 3
Flag Day June 14
Independence Day July 4
Labor Day The first Monday in Septmeber
Columbus Day and Farmer's Day The second Monday in October
Veteran's Day November 11
General Election Day  
Thanksgiving Day The fourth Thursday in November
Christmas Day December 25
Shrove Tuesday Sometimes also known as "Mardi Gras", in counties where carnival associations are organized for the purposes of celebrating the same
Parade Day (in Hillsborough County) – The day known and designated as "Parade Day" of the Hillsborough County Fair and Plant City Strawberry Festival in Hillsborough County is a legal holiday in Hillsborough County (date varies)
Gasparilla Day (in Hillsborough County) Date varies
DeSoto Day (in Manatee County) Date varies
Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur At the discretion of the chief judge of any judical circuit may be designated as legal holidays for the courts within the judicial circuit.


Notice to Owner/Preliminary Notice

Must be served within 30 days from the first day of work.

Claim of Lien

If no Demand for Filing of a Claim of Lien is filed, then within 90 days from the last day of work. If a Demand for Filing of Claim is filed, then 10 days from receipt.

After you record the Claim of Lien

The Claim of Lien shall be served on the owner and general contractor before recording or within 2 business days after recording.

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