California Occupational License
Department of Consumer Affairs
Service Station Equipment and Maintenance Specialty Contractor
Contractors State License Board
License Information Center
Licensing Agency Contact Information:
License Requirements, Fees, and Examination Information:
||9821 Business Park Drive
Sacramento, CA 95827
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All businesses or individuals who construct or alter any building, highway, road, parking facility, railroad, excavation, or other structure; perform construction zone traffic control, or perform work on or calibration of monitoring equipment for underground storage tanks, must be licensed.
Occupations To Which This License Applies:
Class A: General Engineering Contractor whose principal business is in connection with fixed works requiring specialized engineering knowledge and skill, including irrigation, streets and roads, parks, excavating, etc.
Class B: General Building Contractor whose principal business is in connection with structures built for support, shelter, and enclosure of persons, animals, chattels, or movable property.
Class C: Specialty Contractor whose construction work requires special skill and whose principal contracting business involves the use of specialized building trades or crafts. Manufacturers are considered contractors if they engage in on-site construction, alteration, or repair.
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 and 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.
Special License Requirements: Licensees who engage in asbestos-related work, hazardous substance removal, or home improvement work must be certified by the CSLB and contractor sales representatives must be registered with the CSLB.
Comments: Detailed descriptions of all the license classifications and the Board's publication entitled, "Building Your Career as a Licensed Contractor" can be found at CSLB.
Authority: Business and Professions Code, Section 7000
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|Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers ||519061 |