Construction Contract

A legal document which specifies the what-when-where-how-how much and by whom in a construction project. A good construction contract will include:

  1. The contractors registration number.
  2. A statement of work quality such as 'Standard Practices of the Trades' or 'According to Manufacturers Specifications'.
  3. A set of Blue Prints or Plans.
  4. A set of Specifications.
  5. Any Allowances.
  6. A construction timetable including starting and completion dates.
  7. A Fixed Price for the work, or a Time and Materials formula.
  8. A Payment Schedule.
  9. A written Warranty.
  10. A clause which outlines how any disputes will be resolved.

See also: Q&A: Construction Contracts