Construction & Land Use Newsletter - June 2013

In This Issue:

- Lien Filing Update: Virginia Mechanic’s Liens Get Even Harder

- Arlington County Reconsiders Parking Ratios for Commercial Site Plans

- Zoning Ordinance Revisions Affecting Arlington County’s By-Right Outdoor Cafés

- Excerpt from Lien Filing Update: Virginia Mechanic's Liens Get Even Harder:

As many contractors and lawyers know, filing a proper mechanic’s lien in Virginia is quite difficult. Virginia law provides that a mechanic’s lien must strictly comply with all of the provisions of the code. Because the lien recovery can circumvent typical limitations and allow parties to sue outside the contract chain, any technical failure in the lien filing can result in the entire lien being thrown out in court...

Please see full newsletter below for more information.

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Topics:  Contractors, Land Developers, Liens, Local Ordinance, Mechanics Lien, Parking Lots, Restaurant Industry

Published In: General Business Updates, Construction Updates, Commercial Real Estate Updates, Zoning, Planning & Land Use Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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