To obtain a Florida contractor license, you should apply to the Florida Construction Industry Licensing Board. There are two broad types of licenses you can obtain:
A general contractor is someone, who (whose):
A building contractor is someone, who (whose):
A residential contractor is someone, who (whose):
The license actually permits the licensee to perform fabrication, assembling, erection, handling, installation, dismantling, conditioning, adjustment, manufacture, alteration, repair, servicing and design of ferrous, as well as nonferrous metal work.
They, in short, install, maintain, repair, alter, extend and design all kinds of roofing, waterproofing, and coating.
To clarify, they install, maintain, repair, fabricate, alter, extend and design central air-conditioning, refrigeration, heating, and ventilating systems, including ductwork.
They work with central air-conditioning, refrigeration, heating, ventilating systems and ductwork limited to 25 tons of cooling and 500,000 Btu of heating.
This, in short, limits the services to air-conditioning, heating, or refrigeration systems, including duct cleaning and equipment sanitizing.
To clarify, they complete an air-distribution system, boiler and unfired pressure vessel systems, lift station equipment, piping, and all apparatus/equipment used in connection therewith.
Their work, in general, includes construction, repair, and servicing of any swimming pool and hot tub/spa, both public and private.
To clarify, they install, repair, or replace existing equipment, any cleaning or equipment sanitizing, which requires at least a partial disassembling.
They, in short, repair and replace existing equipment, any cleaning or equipment sanitizing, excluding filter changes.
To clarify, the license includes contracting business, consisting of the execution of contracts requiring the skills to install, repair, alter, extend, and design plumbing.
They, in general, install and repair public/private property, through directional drilling, auger boring, trenchless technologies, wet and dry taps, grouting, slip lining, of sanitary sewer collection systems, water distribution systems and storm sewer collection system.
To clarify, the licensee can install, alter, as well as replace solar panels for potable solar water heating systems, swimming pool solar heating systems and photovoltaic systems.
In short, the license allows the license holder to use materials and items installing and maintaining pollutant storage tanks.
To simplify, the license makes it possible to work with floating docks, boathouses, mooring devices/fields, piers, wharfs, boatlifts, boat ramps, revetments, wave attenuators, dune crossovers and other marine structures.
The licensee, as a rule, installs, replaces, adjusts and repairs work in in compliance with accepted and confirmed engineering data.
They, in short, install, maintain, repair, manage and monitor irrigation systems.
To clarify, they modify and alter uninhabitable industrial structures for energy, gas and chemical production.
The license, in general, covers altering and modifying natural gas transmission systems and natural gas distribution systems.
It covers repairing and altering uninhabitable towers for purposes of communications, energy, water, as well as utilities.
It, in general, installs and lays out alarm systems for all purposes.
The license, in general, covers all types of alarm systems.
To clarify, it includes all types of alarm systems, except for fire.
A certificate, which, in reality, demonstrates competency and is limited to alarm circuits and equipment.
To clarify, it actually allows the contractor to conduct business in the field of electrical trade and work with electrical wiring, fixtures, appliances and conduit.
To clarify, the contractor can only perform work in the given jurisdiction.
The license includes all types of alarm systems, but allows work in the given jurisdiction.
Gives the opportunity to involve all alarm system types, but fire for performing work in the given jurisdiction.
In this case, the work is limited to burglar alarm systems in single-family residential accommodations.
It actually covers replacing, as well as repairing lighting fixtures in buildings, billboards, roadways, streets and other structures.
To clarify, it is a certificate, which covers altering and replacing electrical wiring, fixtures, appliances, raceways and conduit.
To clarify, it covers installing, repairing and designing electrical wiring, fixtures, appliances, raceways and conduit.
To clarify, the license covers transmission of electrical circuits, distribution electrical circuits, and substation construction.