Date of substantial completion

Date of substantial completion

The date certified by the architect when the work or a designated portion of it is sufficiently complete, in accordance with the contract documents, so that the owner may occupy it.

date of substantial completion

The date certified by the architect when the work, 1 or a designated portion thereof is sufficiently complete, in accordance with the contract documents, so the owner may occupy the work or designated portion thereof for the use for which it is intended.
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If a notice is recorded, the date of its recording is presumed to be the date of substantial completion of the project.
Such statutes typically run from the date of substantial completion of the improvement.
Furthermore, be aware that the date of substantial completion may represent the start date for various warranties and guarantees.
Modify a general express warranty, such as "All work and materials will be of good quality, and free from defects," with this statement: "Any claim for breach of this warranty must be brought within _ years from the date of substantial completion."
In this case, the Connecticut Supreme Court ruled that in order for the lien time to begin to run as of the date of substantial completion instead of the date the contractor completed the call-back work requested by the building owner, two conditions had to be satisfied: first, the contractor must have unreasonably delayed final completion of the project, and, second, services rendered by the contractor after the date of substantial completion must have been furnished at the contractor's initiative, rather than at the owner's request.
As the statute makes clear, the 10-year period begins to run from the date of substantial completion.
Specifically, the time to assert a lien on a public project was increased to the later of 60 days following the last day of the month in which labor or materials were provided, or by the date of substantial completion.
Contract, from the effective date of Substantial Completion.
Maintenance of the works for a period of twelve months from the date of substantial completion certified by the employer~~~~s representative.