Authorization to Perform Work Letter

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This Authorization to Perform Work Letter will give an individual, such as a contractor, the authorization to hire others to perform work on a specific property. It is crucial that this authorization be set out in writing rather than via oral agreement.

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This Authorization to Perform Work Letter gives an individual the ability to authorize work done on another's behalf on their property. This letter sets forth the name of the person and his/her company to which authorization to perform is given and the address of the property where the work will be done. It also sets forth that the individual giving permission to authorize is responsible for any related bills for work performed and if there is an amount which should not be exceeded. It is crucial that this authorization be given in writing rather than orally. A written Authorization to Perform Work Letter will prove invaluable in the event there are disagreements, miscommunication or litigation regarding work performed on a property and if the work was authorized by the correct individual. This type of authorization is useful when giving authorization to a contractor to hire subcontractors in order to perform work on a specific property.

This Authorization to Perform Work Letter contains:
  • Authorization Information: Sets forth the names of the party giving authorization, person who is authorized to have work done (such as a general contractor) and the address of the property where the work can be performed;
  • Billing: The owner, or person giving the authorization, agrees to pay for the authorized work and the amount which should not be exceeded for the work.

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Number of Pages3
DimensionsDesigned for Letter Size (8.5" x 11")
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Authorization to Perform Work Letter

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Authorization to Perform Work Letter
?   This package contains (1) Instructions & Checklist for Authorization to Perform Work Letter; and (2) Authorization to Perform Work Letter;

?   This form is designed to assist you in drafting a letter giving a certain person permission to authorize work, on your behalf, to be performed.  For example you could use the letter to give a contractor permission to  authorize a sub-contractor to perform work in your property.

?   Since it is impossible to create sample letters that suit every particular situation, we tried to make these samples more universal. Feel free to change wording and to add or delete text to tailor it to your particular circumstances.

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[Your Name]
[Street Address]
[City, State  ZIP Code]
[phone number - optional]
[email address - optional]

May 19, 2009
[Name of Recipient]
[Company Name]
[Street Address]
[City, State  ZIP Code]Dear [Name of Recipient]:I hereby give permission to [Name of Authorized Person] of [Company Name] to authorize work done on my behalf in and on my property at [Address of Place where work is to be performed].

I agree to be responsible for payment of all related bill for  the work done, not to exceed the amount of $[Amount].  Please note that additional authorization is needed for any work exceeding the above amount.

Should you have any questions or require any additional authorization, please do not hesitate to contact me.
[Your Name]
[Title if any or delete if none]

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