Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by texas, Feb 22, 2006.

  1. texas

    texas LawnSite Member
    Messages: 192

    what are all the lisense available, what are they for, and how much do they cost?

    i want a buisness lisense, will be landscaping, aerating, and fertilizing.
    any help is appreciated.

    thanks.:) :)

    TURF DOCTOR LawnSite Silver Member
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  3. texas

    texas LawnSite Member
    Messages: 192

    :confused: ;) :laugh: thought i spelt it wrong.:laugh:

    tthannkks :laugh: :laugh:
  4. kingofbling

    kingofbling LawnSite Member
    from dallas
    Messages: 64

    nevermind thought you lived in texas

  5. LandscapePro

    LandscapePro LawnSite Member
    Messages: 138


    Get in touch with the Louisiana Department of Agriculture & Forestry. Baton Rouge area code 225-555-1212.

    If you're going to do landscaping or have the word "landscaping" in your business name or advertising, you'll need a Landscape Contractor License.

    Send 'em your money, they'll send you a book to study. Then pay your money to take the test. The same goes for Irrigation.

    There's also a pesticide license if you want to apply chemicals.

    hope this helps...

    La. Landscape Contractor #2576
  6. daveintoledo

    daveintoledo LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,587

    if not, you may have to get a parent to help out, if so use the web and you can get all the info you need
  7. befnme

    befnme LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,413

    if you are not an adult let the grownups handle the pesticide apps. if you aint 18 then you cant be held liable .i dont hink depends on where you are i guess. at any rate let adults do it.
  8. texas

    texas LawnSite Member
    Messages: 192

    im 28, married, with a kid on the way, thank you very much.:)
  9. befnme

    befnme LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,413

    i wasn't trying to bash you. of course i guess i coulda read your profile but didnt . any way i just hate it when kids try to do grown ups work with out being legal......
  10. texas

    texas LawnSite Member
    Messages: 192

    i know. i was just playin around.:laugh: :) :waving:

    ps what about for my truck. 2500hd with 5000lb axles. about DOT, any lisense?

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