The porch (steps) need handrails to meet the local building code.
In the event the owner's great aunt Helen falls down those steps, guess who's liable.
You have 5 rises. Some counties say you needs rails with 2 risers or more. Some counties say 3 risers or more. You have 5, so I am 99.9% sure you're not in compliance.
When we do jobs without safety rails I'll stick the following into the contract:
Handrails / Safety Rails
Handrails / Safety rails are to be fabricated, furnished, and installed by others. However, contractor can sub-contract this service to a qualified iron fabricator/installer for additional fees not included in the Agreement Amount stated below