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Rhode Island Preliminary Notice FAQs

Sending a Rhode Island preliminary notice is an effective way to speed up payment on a construction project. A preliminary notice is an informational document typically sent to the property owner near the beginning of a construction project. Here's what you need to know about the rules and requirements for sending preliminary notice in Rhode Island.

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Rhode Island preliminary notice requirements for:

Private projects

General/direct contractors must send a notice of possible mechanics lien on private projects.

  • Notice must be sent prior to commencement of the work
  • Notice cannot be sent late
  • Notice is sent to the owner

Public projects

General contractors are not required to send notice on public projects.

Since GCs will not make a claim against their own bond for non-payment, they do not have bond claim rights, and have no preliminary notice requirement.

Private projects

Subs and suppliers are not required to provide notice on private projects.

However, sending preliminary notice even when not required is generally beneficial to promote visibility, open channels for communication, and streamline payment.

Public projects

Subs and suppliers are not required to provide notice on public projects.

However, sending preliminary notice even when not required is generally beneficial to promote visibility, open channels for communication, and streamline payment.