Builders Lien Act

A Guide to the BC Builders Lien Act

‚ÄčThe information contained in this Guide is intended to introduce and assist NRCA members with regard to Builders Lien Legislation in force in British Columbia. It is in no way intended to replace consultation with legal or other expert professionals nor is it offering legal advice. We recommend that in all cases reference be made to an official copy of the Builders Lien Act [SBC 1997] Chapter 45.


We also offer the following additional links to assist with any questions pertaining to the Builders Lien Act in British Columbia.

Lien Certificate of Completion and other Lien Forms

(to certify Substantial Performance / Substantial Completion)

Certificates of Completion ‘How To’ Paper

(with acknowledgement to Jenkins Marzban Logan LLP)