Are there any Project size Limitations based upon the contract amount of the Project within each Category of Licensure in Georgia?
No, The limitation will always be based on the number of floors/stories, square footage, and project type (occupancy classification). The general contractor category is unlimited to the project type and size, but the Contractor's available contractor limit is $500,000 or less.
Contractor License in Georgia
Although there are no limitations, there are still contractor licenses in Georgia one can obtain. Any contractor performing work past $2,500 must be licensed. The four main contractor licenses in Georgia are the following:
- Residential-Basic Contractor: work is done on 1 and 2 family residences and single-family townhouses under three stories.
- Residential-Light Commercial Contractor: These contractors perform all the same work that a basic residential contractor would, but they do work related to multifamily and multi-use light commercial building and structures
- General Contractor: unlimited scope of work
- General Contractor Limited Tier: can perform the same as a general contractor, but they are limited to $500,000
- Written by S. Alfonzo