This contract made and entered into on this ____ day of ____, _____ by and between ____________________________, hereinafter designated as the Owner, and ___________________________, hereinafter designated as the Contractor. Owner and Contractor may each be referred to in this Agreement as a "Party" or collectively as "Parties".
The Parties (2)
City, State, Zip Code
City, State, Zip Code
Contractor to provide the improvements / remodeling / reconstruction / renovation (hereinafter called "the works") in a workmanlike manner and in accordance with the plans and specifications provided or in accordance with the attached Scope of Works, exhibit, if any, to the property located at the municipal address of ____________________________.
Commencement of Construction
Construction to commence on or about ____ / ____ / _____.
Substantial completion of the works will be _____ days after commencement of construction. However, this time period may, at Contractor's option, be extended one day for each day of delay, if construction is delayed due to weather conditions such as; fire, strikes, material shortages, Acts of God, Owner delays or other normal variations in the construction process, including, but not limited to, the selection, ordering, manufacture, and/or installation of Owner selections. Failure of Contractor to timely complete shall not be considered default. The date of Substantial completion shall be that date when the works is completed sufficiently enough to enable the Owner to occupy, or utilize the works in the manner in which it is intended.
The Owner further agrees and commits to select all allowance items, materials and colours required in a timely manner so as not to obstruct the Contractor and his time scales. The Owner also agrees and obligates him/herself to acknowledge and agree to changes during the construction process, the Owner is also obliged to conform with all local regulations and requirements or licenses for the works to be carried out legally. The owner shall agree to give access to all workers and contractors during the period of the construction process [state times]. In the event the Owner is unable to provide access for any reason during this time, the Owner assumes all rights and responsibilities in accordance with the disruption, including but not limited to wages, loss of income, additional costs and trips back and forth to the property. The Parties agree that the Owners can visit the construction site accompanied by the Contractor.
The Contractor agrees to be paid by the below schedule. Select one:
☐ Completion of services performed
☐ Weekly Basis
☐ Monthly Basis
☐ Quarterly Basis
☐ 50% Commencement
☐ 50% Completion
Completion is defined as finished and this contract has been fulfilled. The services provided by the Contractor shall be completed by. Select one:
☐ Completed by: ____ / ____ / _____
☐ Due date not available
The Contractor shall be responsible for for the following expenses and costs. Select one:
☐ All expenses related to providing the services under this Agreement. This includes, but, not limited to: supplies. Equipment, operating costs, business costs, employment costs, taxes, social security contributions, insurances, unemployment taxes and any other costs that are related or are in connection to the Contractor
☐ Reimbursed for the expenses that are related to the services
☐ The Owner is required to pay for all costs related to the services under this Agreement. The Owner shall satisfy any invoices presented within 30 days of receiving the invoice.
The Owner or Contractor may terminate this Agreement, and any obligations stated hereunder, with reasonable cause by providing written notice of a material breach of the other party; or any act exposing the other party to liability to others for personal injury or property damage. The Owner and the Contractor must provide written notification at any time providing ____ days notice of termination.
The Contractor is employed under the "Individual Contractor Status", meaning the Contractor has the right to perform services for others during the term of this Agreement; Contractor has the sole right to control and direct the means, manner, and method by which the Services required by this Agreement will be performed.
Contractor shall be solely responsible for the routes taken, starting and ending times, days of work, and order the work is performed; Contractor has the right to hire assistant(s) as subcontractors or to use employees to provide the Services required under this Agreement. Neither Contractor, nor the Contractor's employees or personnel, shall be required to wear any uniforms provided by the Owner.
The Contractor is not required to hire employees or personnel on the request of the Owner, nor is the Contractor obligated to send his employees or personnel for training, except where the Contractor deems it necessary.
Business Licenses, Permits, and Certificates. The Contractor agrees that all employees and personnel comply with all the federal, state and local laws and can present any licenses, permits or certificates should they be required to.
Federal and State Taxes
The Contractor is responsible for all employees and personnel paperwork and is responsible for all taxes and/or unemployment claims during the time of this Agreement. All income taxes whether they be corporation or self-employment taxes are present and correct. The Contractor also understands that should he be requested to present proof of payments, he will oblige. The Contractor also agrees and understands they are responsible for retirement plans, health insurance, vacation time, sick pay and personal leave.
The Contractor accepts that the Owner may need to present confidential information during the process of the construction and agrees not to disclose any information to a third party or misuse or abuse this information which could in any way harm the Owner. Subsequently the Contractor agrees once the completion of this Agreement has concluded the Contractor will not disclose, misuse or abuse the information of the Owner at any time. This includes, but is not limited to: written, printed, graphic, or electronically recorded materials furnished by the Owner for Contractor to use; any written or tangible information stamped "confidential," "proprietary," or with a similar legend.
This Agreement is governed under the State of
This Agreement shall remain in effect until day of ____ / ____ / _____.
A deposit amount of $________.00, shall be paid by the Owner to the Contractor in order to start this Agreement and the performance of the works.