2006 New York Code - Contents Of Certain Construction Contracts.



 
    § 5-322.2. Contents   of  certain  construction  contracts.  1.  Every
  written contract or agreement executed by an  owner  providing  for  the
  building,  construction,  repair or renovation of buildings, structures,
  or improvements upon real property owned by  him  other  than  contracts
  involving  public  improvements as defined in the lien law and contracts
  involving residential property with housing accommodations for less than
  five families, shall contain a clause requiring such owner to set  forth
  in said contract the following information:
    (a) the full name and address of the owner or owners;
    (b)  the  full name and address of the owner of the land and the owner
  of the building or improvements if the owner of the land and  the  owner
  of  the building or improvements shall be different persons or entities;
  and
    (c) a description by  street  address;  or  section,  block,  and  lot
  numbers; or reference to a deed book and page number;
  In  the event the names required to be set forth as hereinabove provided
  shall be changed after the execution of any such contract  or  agreement
  and  during the period of such construction, the owner shall within five
  days notify the contractor  of  such  change  in  writing  sent  to  the
  contractor  by  certified  mail  to the address of the contractor as set
  forth in said contract.
    2. Every written subcontract or agreement executed by a contractor for
  performance of any portion of the said construction, shall  contain  the
  same  information required to be provided to the contractor by the owner
  described in subdivision one of this section.
    3. The provisions of this section shall apply  only  to  contracts  or
  agreements  as  enumerated  in  subdivision one of this section, entered
  into on or after the date on which the provisions of this section become
  effective.
    4. Any failure to comply with the provisions of this section shall not
  render any agreement or contract hereof, enumerated in  subdivision  one
  hereof,  void  or voidable nor shall it otherwise impair any obligations
  or rights under any such agreement or contract.

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