Florida Building Contractor License
Building Contractors in Florida can directly engage in the construction of every component of the building structure (i.e. Concrete, Structural Steel, Framing, Painting, Tile, etc.)
What can a general contractor not do in Florida?
A general contractor's license does NOT allow you to perform the following work using your own employees, you must sub-contract the work to subs licensed in those trades: Electrical. Plumbing. Air Conditioning.
What work can I do without a contractors license in Florida?
- Small electrical work and plumbing work is allowed.
- Caulking and painting.
- Tile cleaning and repair.
- Basic yard work and maintenance.
- Minor carpentry.
- Replacement and repair of interior doors and windows.
What kind of license do you need to do construction work in Florida?
If so, you need a Florida contractor license to work legally in the state. The Florida Construction Licensing Board and the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR) are the people who approve or deny a potential licensee's contractor license application.
Can a certified building contractor do roofing in Florida?
For existing structures, a licensed Florida general contractor is not allowed to do roof repairs or maintenance. The only exception to this is in times of emergency where general contractors are given permission to help with roofing repairs.
Can a certified building contractor build a pool in Florida?
Swimming Pool ConstructionA licensed Florida general contractor does not have to subcontract structural swimming pool work, including work to the pool shell if it is deemed to be part of the structure. For all other swimming pool work, the project needs to be subcontracted to a registered pool contractor .