10 Years

  • From the date of substantial completion(California Code of Civil Procedure Section 337.15)
  • The 10-year period shall commence no later than the date of one of the following, whichever is first:
    • The date of final inspection by the applicable public agency.
    • The date of recordation of a valid notice of completion.
    • The date of use or occupation
    • One year after termination of work on the improvement

3 Years

  • From the date the board discovered each defect (California Code of Civil Procedure Section 338)