Colorado Revised Statutes Title 13. Courts and Court Procedure § 13-20-803. List of defects required

(1) In addition to the notice of claim required by section 13-20-803.5 , in every action brought against a construction professional, the claimant shall file with the court or arbitrator and serve on the construction professional an initial list of construction defects in accordance with this section.

(2) The initial list of construction defects shall contain a description of the construction that the claimant alleges to be defective.  The initial list of construction defects shall be filed with the court and served on the defendant within sixty days after the commencement of the action or within such longer period as the court in its discretion may allow.

(3) The initial list of construction defects may be amended by the claimant to identify additional construction defects as they become known to the claimant.  In no event shall the court allow the case to be set for trial before the initial list of construction defects is filed and served.

(4) If a subcontractor or supplier is added as a party to an action under this section, the claimant making the claim against such subcontractor or supplier shall file with the court and serve on the defendant an initial list of construction defects in accordance with this section within sixty days after service of the complaint against the subcontractor or supplier or within such longer period as the court in its discretion may allow.  In no event shall the filing of a defect list under this subsection (4) delay the setting of the trial.


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