All contractors/builders must be licensed by the Contractors State License Board in order to perform work in California. The list of classifications and scope of work for each is available on the Board’s website at www.cslb.ca.gov.
Air and Water Balancing Limited Specialty Contractor, Class Code C-61/D-62.
License Application Fee: $300. Initial License Fee: $180 for 2 years.
Experience Requirement: At least 4 years journey level experience; must be at least 18 years of age.
Exam Requirement: Business/law exam (no trade exam).
Exam Frequency: Computerized exams given daily at 8 sites throughout the state.
Re-exam Fee: $60
Additional License Requirements: Fingerprinting, license bond(s), proof of workers' compensation coverage or exemption therefrom.
Renewal Period: Active: $360 for 2 years; Inactive: $180 for 4 years.
Comments: The Board's publication "Building Your Career as a Licensed Contractor", study guides and license applications can be found on the Contractors State License Board's Web site at www.cslb.ca.gov.
Authority: Business and Professions Code, Section 7000 et seq.
California Code of Regulations, Title 16, Section 810 et seq.