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Agreement Between Owner and Construction
Contractor Business Form
This agreement is hereby made and entered
into this _(1)_ day of _______(2)_______, 19_(3)_, by and between
________(4)________, of ________(5)________, hereafter called
Owner, and _________(6)__________, of _________(7)___________,
hereafter called Contractor.
The said parties, for the considerations hereinafter mentioned,
hereby agree to the following:
1. The Contractor agrees to provide all of the material and
labor required to perform the following work for:
(Describe work to be Performed)
as shown by the drawing(s) and described in the specifications
prepared by ________(8)______________ and provided by the
Owner, which are identified by the signatures of the parties
to this agreement and which form a part of this agreement.
2. The Owner hereby agrees to pay the Contractor, for the
aforesaid materials and labor, the sum of $_________(9)___________,
in the following manner:
(Describe Method and Timing of Payment)
3. The Contractor agrees that the various portions of the
above-described work shall be completed on or before the following
and the entire above-described work shall be completed no
later than the _(10)_ day of ______(11)________, 19_(12)_.
4. The Contractor agrees to provide and pay for all materials,
tools and equipment required for the prosecution and timely
completion of the work. Unless otherwise specified, all materials
shall be new and of good quality.
5. In the prosecution of the work, the Contractor shall employ
a sufficient number of workers skilled in their trades to
suitably perform the work.
6. All changes and deviations in the work ordered by the
Owner must be in writing, the contract sum being increased
or decreased accordingly by the Contractor. Any claims for
increases in the cost of the work must be presented by the
Contractor to the Owner in writing, and written approval of
the Owner shall be obtained by the Contractor before proceeding
with the ordered change or revision.
7. The Owner, Owner's representative and public authorities
shall at all times have access to the work.
8. The Contractor agrees to re-execute any work which does
not conform to the drawings and specifications, warrants the
work performed, and agrees to remedy any defects resulting,
from faulty materials or workmanship which shall become evident
during a period of one year after completion of the work.
9. The Owner agrees to maintain full insurance on the above-described
work during the progress of the work, in his own name and
that of the Contractor.
10. In the event the Contractor is delayed in the prosecution
of the work by acts of God, fire, flood or any other unavoidable
casualties; or by labor strikes, late delivery of materials;
or by neglect of the Owner; the time for completion of the
work shall be extended for the same period as the delay occasioned
by any of the aforementioned causes.
11. In the event the work is delayed due to neglect of the
Contractor, the Contractor agrees to pay the Owner the sum
of $________(13)_________ per ___(14)____ as liquidated damages
until such time as the work is completed.
12. The Contractor agrees to obtain insurance to protect
himself against claims for property damage, bodily injury
or death due to his performance of this agreement.
13. Neither the Owner nor Contractor shall have the right
to assign any rights or interest occurring under this agreement
without the written consent of the other, nor shall the Contractor
assign any sums due, or to become due, to him under the provisions
of this agreement.
14. This agreement shall be interpreted under laws of the
State of ________(15)_______.
15. Attorney's fees and court costs shall be paid by the
defendant in the event that judgment must be, and is, obtained
to enforce this agreement or any breach thereof.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties hereto set their hands and
seals the day and year written above.
The information in this document is designed to provide an
outline that you can follow when formulating business or personal
plans. Due to the variances by many local, city, county and
state laws, we recommend that you seek professional legal
counseling before entering into any contract or agreement.
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