Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by JB Lawn Services, Jan 7, 2000.

  1. JB Lawn Services

    JB Lawn Services Banned
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    How do I become certified to mow lawns in my area? Licensing? Taxes? <p>Thanks,<br>JB Lawn Services
  2. Eric ELM

    Eric ELM Husband, Father, Friend, Angel
    Messages: 4,830

    What area are you in?<p>----------<br>Eric@ELM<br>http://pages.prodigy.net/eric.erickson/index.html
  3. JimLewis

    JimLewis LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,890

    Call your state landscape contractor's board. But I would be surprised if you need to be licensed or certified to mow lawns. Most states don't require anything for lawn care.
  4. Lazer

    Lazer LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,446

    In Michigan, you need a license only for certain municipalities. Just a simple form, plus insurance certificate and you're good to go. That's for mowing.<p>For pesticide applications, you need a personal certification for 2 years. After that you can file to get your business licensed through the Michigan Dept. of Agriculture.<br>
  5. moonarrow

    moonarrow LawnSite Member
    Messages: 223

    In Louisiana you don'thave to be certified to just mow, but if you do anymore than that you do (hedge, plant color trim trees, ect) this certification come from the state agriculture dept. good luck hop this helps<p>----------<br>Dale Robins owner<br>Southern lawn and Landscape

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