Register free!
Search
 
     

The Green Industry's Resource Center


Click for Weather
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 04-13-2003, 10:02 PM
alexomar2000 alexomar2000 is offline
LawnSite Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: Sacramento Ca
Posts: 1
Do I need a Landscaping/Contractor Lic?

Hi everyone.

I am new to this very helpful forum.

I have been thinking of starting a small (1-2 person) business here in California. I plan on doing ONLY lawncare and lawn maintaince work on custormer homes. I have researched this question quite a bit and have not been able to get a straight answer.

According to an article I read, I DO NOT need one if I plan on JUST doing maintaince work. However I would need one if I plan on doing more extensive work such as landscape installation, irrigation or planting trees. I want to start off small with only basic services for the meantime so I will avoid getting the contractor's license if I am not required to have one. In the future I might consider getting one if I have to however.

Do any of you know if this is correct? Or where/who can I turn to for further advice regarding licensing laws?

Any help is greatly appreciated. Thanks

Alex
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 04-18-2003, 06:11 PM
BRL BRL is offline
LawnSite Bronze Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2000
Location: Somerset, NJ
Posts: 1,211
The types of licenses you are talking about are generally administered by local towns, or your state. So you need to research by calling the towns you plan on working in to find their requirements for your business. You should also check with California to see what they say you need to operate your business. Most states have helpful web sites, so you should be able to get good info at CA's web site with a little searching. Good luck.
__________________
BRL
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump





Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ©1998 - 2012, LawnSite.comô - Moose River Media
All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:32 PM.

Page generated in 0.07561 seconds with 9 queries