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setting up a biz in NY

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by AKraly, Sep 28, 2006.

  1. AKraly

    AKraly LawnSite Member
    Messages: 2

    I'm looking to set up a chemical spraying business in NY.. mostly weed control and fertilization. I know I need to first complete the 30 hr course and pass and test to be certified to do.. my question is where do I go from there? I already have a sub chapter S corporation so I don't think registering the business will be a problem. But what about other liscences and isurance? Will I only need the pesticide lisence or are there any others? What types of insurance does this type of business require? Any information is helpful. Thanks a lot.
  2. Rob Spread & Spray

    Rob Spread & Spray LawnSite Member
    Messages: 205

    Check with your local DEC office. You may be restricted as to what products you can use at first. Also, isnt the neighbor notification law in effect on the Island?
    Insurance- Have your company look into the Pesticide Applicators Endorsement. You should be able to add this onto your GL Policy. As long as you are testing pick up your 7A along with 3A/B

    CWRSNY LawnSite Member
    Messages: 39

    Hey, Im in the same boat as you and trying to get a chemical spraying company off the ground as a add-on to my landscaping company. Any ideas where the 30hr course is held on long island??

  4. grandview (2006)

    grandview (2006) LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,465

  5. noseha

    noseha LawnSite Senior Member
    from MI
    Messages: 554

    i would look for a guy named runner. very nice guy!

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