contractors license

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by jsfrk, Aug 20, 2004.

  1. jsfrk

    jsfrk LawnSite Member
    from Ohio
    Posts: 126

    Does anyone know how to get a Contrator's License? Or get tested for one?
  2. jsmonroeCT

    jsmonroeCT LawnSite Member
    from CT
    Posts: 82

  3. Mark McC

    Mark McC LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,565

    If you're talking about a building contractor's license, why ask on this forum?
  4. MMLawn

    MMLawn LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,569

    This is the 3rd day in a row that you have ask a question that is so general that it can't be answered. BUT most all State's control licensing issues so check OH's state website.
  5. andersonmowing23

    andersonmowing23 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 84

    Do alot of you LCO have licenses or not I live in Indiana and i know that you don't have to but do you others have to
  6. Critical Care

    Critical Care LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,654

    It will be different from state to state. In this state you would be illegal if you replaced a sprinkler head at one of your accounts, thus the reason to be licensed. Don't know about Ohio...
  7. sildoc

    sildoc LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,925

    Actually Critical that is not true. The State of Oregon alows you to fix up to 3 sprinkler heads if damage was caused by you, the operator. Now for actually fixing a system that is a totaly different subject.
  8. Critical Care

    Critical Care LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,654

    Yep, you're right sildoc. I got my license so I wouldn't have to worry about these things, such as accidentally replacing four heads instead of three, or accidentally replacing the funny pipe, which perhaps would be considered irrigation work instead of maintenance.

    I kinda wonder what other states allow as far as maintenance goes before you cross the line...
  9. sildoc

    sildoc LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,925

    I am in oregon also. So what aplies to every one in oregon is what applies to me.
  10. dkeisala

    dkeisala LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 911

    No such thing as a landscape contractors license in Washington state. All you need is a business license and your good to go. I'm on the state line w/ Oregon and should I ever decide to take work in Portland then I would, of course, need an Oregon Landscape Contractors License.

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