AIA DOCUMENT G704 PDF
The Work performed under this Contract has been reviewed and found, to the Construction Manager’s and Architect’s best knowledge, information and belief. ~AIA Document G~ — Certificate of Substantial Completion. PROJECT: (Name and address). PROJECT NUMBER: OWNER l~. RURAL DEVELOPMENT ATTACHMENT TO. AIA DOCUMENT G “ CERTIFICATION OF SUBSTANTIAL COMPLETION”. CURRENT EDITION. Project.
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The types and number of meetings play a significant role in the exchange of information necessary to complete the construction process. The contractor is solely responsible for the work, and the architect is not required to authenticate or verify in writing that the contractor has fulfilled its contracted responsibility. The following qualification can be used as a guideline for developing the desired wording.
This notice should be given to the owner in writing.
Projects cannot be constructed by one person; therefore project meetings are necessary to facilitate project communications. Since information is required by the owner, architect and contractor during the construction process, the AIA document Documrnt, …is intended to provide a standard form for an owner, architect, contractor or other party to request information from each other during construction.
Since the pricing for changed work already under contract is in most cases not competitively bid, disputes can arise alleging the changed h704 was excessively priced. Discuss submittals in the Preconstruction Conference. Provide a Site Observation Report with each site visit.
It is important that the architect only certifies substantial completion for work that is required under its services contract.
Also, the form indicates, A list of items to be completed or corrected is attached hereto. The author and the AIA Trust assume no liability for the use of this information by AIA members or by iaa who by clicking on any of the links above have agreed to use the same at their sole risk.
The areas discussed below may or may not be required on a particular project, and services and activities in addition to those addressed below may be required.
Moreover, such an action could cause the architect to assume unnecessary additional risk. Payments to the Contractor Certification of Payment —Architects have been certifying payments to contractors since the AIA documents were created in the early 20th century, and a certificate of payment was published by the AIA for this purpose. This will avoid the inadvertent omission of a portion of the project in the event an area is overlooked or disputed.
Substantial and Final Completion Certificate s of Substantial Completion —Certifications for substantial and final completion were addressed in The Handbook of Architectural Practice in the early 20th century with no form or prescribed format published. Untimely or negligent change order management by the contractor presents an opportunity for the use of a Request for Information submitted by the owner or the architect. Address any special administrative requirements in the preconstruction conference.
The punch lists provided under separate cover should reference the date of the certificate and the designated portion g7004 the project to which it pertains. A list of known owner-accepted nonconforming work should be maintained by the architect throughout construction. The architect may choose to conduct the Preconstruction Conference. Owners sometimes resist the preparation of mock-ups due to the additional cost.
Although this form also contains the following exculpatory language. It is important that f704 architect only certifies payment for work that is required under its services contract.
Require notarized contractor signatures on the application. The preparation and issuance of the punch list s often does not occur in sequence with the issuance of the certificate, therefore the certificate should indicate documnet list provided under separate cover if it is not physically attached. The architect should consult with legal counsel for assistance since project conditions vary.
Definition of Certificate of Substantial Completion
Log and track submittals independently from the contractor. The form indicates that the date of issuance and the date of substantial completion are the same. Certificate s of Substantial Completion —Certifications for substantial and final completion were documenf in The Handbook of Architectural Practice in the early 20th century with no form or prescribed format published.
This information is provided as a member service and neither the Author nor the AIA Trust is rendering legal advice.
Submittal Review Discussion Summary: The architect should insist on detailed minutes of all such meetings held by the contractor, especially meetings where the architect is not in attendance. By the early s the Request for Information came into use. It may be helpful to define each portion of the project in advance to prevent overlap or gg704. Payments to the Contractor. Owner Accepted Nonconforming Work —Another housekeeping item that deserves attention doument the list of owner accepted nonconforming work.
Architects are not construction cost experts as contractors are, and the contract documents typically do not require the architect to provide accounting or cost-of-the-work assessments. The communications required for construction have not significantly changed in the past century.
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Project Meetings Projects cannot be constructed by one person; therefore project meetings are necessary to facilitate project communications. Certification of Payment —Architects have been certifying payments to contractors since the AIA documents were created in the early 20th century, and a certificate of payment was published by the AIA for this purpose.
When the architect issues a certificate of substantial completion for work contracted to others, the architect can take on unnecessary and inappropriate risks. Site visits are typically necessary for determining conformance of the completed work to the requirements of the contract documents, and the AIA General Conditions require.
Check state regulatory requirements for required submittal review. In order to determine how certifications should be administered by architects, one must first understand what is represented when one certifies. Click here to take a test for One Learning Unit. Change Processing Discussion Summary: