STATEWIDE MECHANICAL LICENSING
* A statewide mechanical contractor shall have in its employ at least one license holder who possesses a statewide license.
- Too Many Licenses: Numbers of required licenses and jurisdictions requiring them are BOTH on the rise
- Financial: Between fees and continuing education classes, it’s expensive
- Lack of Workforce: Hard to find people able to go to work in the field right away
- Hard to Grow Your Business: You’re ready to expand, but taking your skills to a new town can be a lengthy process
- Work Restrictions: AND you might not be able to take all your skills with you
Solution – One Statewide Mechanical License
- Portability: Move around the state, pull permits, do the work
- Do What You Know: Freedom to choose the work you know how to do and take your skillset with you wherever you go
- Workforce Development: Train your technicians on what they need to know for the work you do
What does one statewide contractor license look like?
- Scope: I-Codes related to Mechanical & NFPA 54
- Exemptions: Public Service Commissions and those provided by political subdivisions
- Requirements: Insurance, Bond, Test, Field Experience
- Maintenance: Two-year license with continuing education
- Grandfathering: Yes
- Political Subdivisions: Provide inspections, adopt code, issue permits and manage code enforcement
* This is legislation in process; check back for updates. Continue with business as usual until further notice.