What is the A201 document?

What is the A201 document?

Conventional (A201) is the most commonly used family of AIA Contract Documents because the documents are suitable for the conventional delivery approach of design-bid-build. These documents can be used on small to large projects. …

What does the AIA A201 General Provisions section provide?

The AIA A201-2017 General Conditions of the Contract for Construction, as it’s officially called, is a document that provides baseline terms that define the rights, responsibilities, and relationships of the parties to the contract. It provides basic rules that govern the relationships between the parties.

Is the A201 the general conditions part of the contract documents?

The general conditions are an integral part of the contract for construction for a large project and they are incorporated by reference into the owner/contractor agreement.

Are AIA documents copyrighted?

AIA Contract Documents are copyrighted works. Copying a blank AIA Contract Document without written permission from the AIA is a violation of federal copyright law.

What is the time limit on giving written notice of claims under the AIA A201 document?

4 governing differing site conditions was largely left untouched in the A201-2017 expect for one important provision. The outside time limit for the Contractor to notify the Owner and the Architect of a differing site condition was reduced from 21 days down to 14 days.

Does a contractor’s warranty under AIA A201 General Conditions expire after one year?

Contractors should be aware that for work performed after substantial completion (which usually triggers the start of the warranty period), the one-year warranty period is extended to run from the date that work is completed (AIA A201 ยง 12.2.

Why are general conditions important?

General conditions are a necessary part of a construction project and are expected to be included in a general contractor’s proposal to the owner. General conditions ensure the completion of a project will be on time and within budget, all while adhering to the processes and methods defined by the general requirements.

How do I finalize an AIA Document?

To finalize an offline draft from the Projects tab::

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How many AIA documents are there?

AIA Contract Documents are the more than 180 forms and contracts that define the relationships and terms involved in design and construction projects.