Civil Code – CIV § 9356
CIV § 9356. Effectiveness of stop payment notice
A stop payment notice is not effective unless given before the expiration of whichever of the following time periods is applicable:
(a) If a notice of completion, acceptance, or cessation is recorded, 30 days after that recordation.
(b) If a notice of completion, acceptance, or cessation is not recorded, 90 days after cessation or completion.
Added Stats 2010 ch 697 § 20 (SB 189), effective January 1, 2011, operative July 1, 2012.