Brevard County Contractor Licenses
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Brevard County Contractor Licenses
Construction Licenses in Brevard County
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Installation and repair of all types of alarm systems.
Alarm System II
Repair and installation of service alarm systems, but does not cover fire alarms.
Construction of commercial and single-dwelling or multiple dwelling residential buildings which do not exceed three stories in height. Also includes remodeling, repair or improvement of any size building if the services do not affect the structural members of the building.
Installation of drywall and all necessary and incidental metal accessories, including nonload bearing studs, runners, hangers, channels, drywall metal suspension accessories and prefabricated ceiling materials; and the preparation of the surface over which drywall product is to be applied.
Establishment of electrical wiring, fixtures, appliances, apparatus, raceways, conduit or any part thereof, which generates, transmits, transforms or utilizes electrical energy in any form, including the electrical installations and systems within plants and substations.
Fabrication of wiring of electrical signs and outline lighting. Shall not include the provision of, or any electrical work beyond the last disconnect mean or terminal points. May provide the electrical entrance requirements for metering and main disconnect of remote billboards or signs which are independent of any structure or building and which require no more than 25 kilowatts at 250 volts maximum.
Excavation or removal of materials such as rock, gravel, and sand to construct or excavate canals, lakes, levees, including the clearing of land of surface debris and vegetation, the grubbing of roots, the removal of debris, and leveling of the surface lands incidental thereto.
Installation and repair of metal, wood, pvc, and plastic fences.
Installation and repair of sub-flooring and finish floor coverings, including wood, parquet, resilient tile, sheet vinyl and floor trim.
Installation of any wood products in a building including, but not limited to, rough framing, structural and nonstructural trusses, sheathing and metal framing, and finish carpentry.
Installation and repair of garage doors.
Execution of any construction contract.
HARV Limited Class “B”
Limited to 25 tons of cooling and 500,000 BTUs of heating in any one system. It includes the installation of central air conditioning, refrigeration, heating and ventilating systems, including duct work in connection with a complete system, piping and insulation of pipes, vessels, and ducts. Connection of power wiring on the load side of the dedicated existing electrical disconnect switch, low voltage heating, ventilating, and air conditioning control wiring. Also includes the installation of a condensate drain from an air conditioning unit to an existing safe waste or other approved disposal other than a direct connection to a sanitary system.
HARV Unlimited Class “A”
Installation of central air conditioning, refrigeration, heating and ventilating systems, including duct work in connection with a complete system, boiler and unfired pressure vessel systems, and all appurtenances, apparatus or equipment use in connection therewith, piping, insulation of pipes, vessels and ducts, pressure and process piping and pneumatic control piping. Connectionof power wiring on the load side of the dedicated existing electrical disconnect switch; low voltage heating, ventilating and air conditioning control wiring. Also includes the installation of a condensate drain from an air conditioning unit to an existing safe waste or other approved disposal other than a direct connection to a sanitary system. Shall not include any work such as liquefied petroleum or natural gas fuel lines within buildings, potable water lines or connections thereto, sanitary sewer lines, swimming pool piping and filters or electrical power wiring.
Piping and sprinkler heads for the irrigation of lawns, including the connection to a water pump. May install a water pump and all required wiring in conjunction, but may not connect/extend any electrical service beyond a disconnect.
Installation of electrical fixtures of systems or any part thereof. May only work under a contractor.
Journeyman H.A.R.V Mechanic
Installation of HARV fixtures or systems or any part thereof. Must work under a contractor.
Installation of plumbing fixtures or systems or any part thereof. May only work under a contractor.
Limited Energy Systems
Erection of electrical wiring, fixtures, appliances, thermostats, apparatus, raceways, conduit, and fiber optics (transmission of light over stranded glass) or any part thereof not to exceed 98 volts, when those items are for the purpose of transmitting data, proprietary video (satellite systems which are not part of a community antenna television or radio distribution system), central vacuum, or electric locks.
Construction of docks, seawalls, bulkheads, piers, wharfs, boatlifts and other marine structures, including pile driving, wood framing, and roofing in conjunction with the erection of wood structures being constructed consistent with the marine work that is being done. This wood structure is not to be used for habitation or office space.
Erection of docks, seawalls, bulkheads, piers, wharfs, boat lifts and other marine structures, including pile driving. Can do such concrete work as may be necessary.
Installation of brick and concrete block or any other unit masonry products and other baked clay products, rough cut and dress stone, artificial stone and pre-cast block, structural glass brick or block and insulated concrete wall units. Also includes placement of reinforcing steel and concrete forming.
Installation of central air conditioning, refrigeration, heating and ventilating systems, including duct work in connection with a complete system and air-distribution system, boiler and unfired pressure vessel systems, lift station equipment and piping, and all appurtenances, apparatus or equipment used in connection. Shall not include any work such as liquefied petroleum gas fuel lines within buildings, potable water lines or connections thereto, sanitary sewer lines, swimming pool piping and filters, or electrical power wiring.
Cleaning, caulking and priming of surfaces in preparation for the application of paint, waterproofing or viscous products by brush, roller or spray methods in such a manner that, under an agreed specification, satisfactory painting can be accomplished. May include pressure spraying to clean surfaces of homes or buildings.
Installation of sanitary drainage or storm drainage facilities; venting systems; public or private water supply systems; septic tanks; drainage and supply wells; swimming pool piping; irrigation systems, or solar heating water systems and all appurtenances, apparatus or equipment used in connection therewith; including boilers and pressure process piping, water, natural gas (excluding liquid petroleum gases) and storm and sanitary sewer lines; water and sewer plants and substations. Also includes air-piping, vacuum line piping, oxygen line piping, nitrous oxide piping, and all related medical gas systems; fire line standpipes and fire sprinklers to the extent authorized by law; ink and chemical lines; fuel oil and gasoline piping and tank and pump installation; except bulk storage plants; and pneumatic control piping systems.
Constrution and remodeling one-family, two-family or three-family residences not exceeding two habitable stories above no more than one uninhabitable story.
Installation and repair of all kinds of roofing, waterproofing and coating, except when coating is not represented to protect, repair, waterproof, stop leaks or extend the life of the roof.
Installation of sheet metal and ferrous and nonferrous materials of U.S. No. 10 gauge or its equivalent or lighter gauge, and other similar materials including fiberglass, used in lieu thereof, including air distribution, turning vanes, splitter or volume dampers, fire dampers, internal and exterior insulation, access doors, for the purpose of moving, directing and controlling air in the operation of heating, air conditioning and ventilation equipment, and all designed architectural sheet metal, excluding, however, the setting of equipment or installation of any air handling equipment or electrical resistance heaters.
Sheet Metal Journeyman
Must work under a contractor. Installation of sheet metal fixtures or systems or any part thereof.
Solar Water Heating
Installation and replacement of solar panels for potable solar water heating systems, swimming pool solar heating systems, and photovoltaic systems and all appurtenances, apparatus or equipment to be used in connection therewith whether public, private or otherwise, regardless of use.
Installation of aluminum railings, awnings, screen enclosures, prefabricated cabanas, carports, pool enclosures, preformed panel-post and beam roofs, mobile home panel roof-overs, residential glass window and door enclosures, vinyl panel window enclosures, single story self-contained aluminum utility storage structures (not to exceed 720 square feet). Includes masonry concrete work and be limited to foundations, slabs and block kneewalls incidental to the aluminum and allied materials associated with the construction trade.
Erection of county-approved storm shutters in both residential and commercial facilities, including both manually and mechanically operated shutters. No electrical work may be performed under this scope. Only nonstructural adjustments to existing openings may be performed as a part of the work.
Installation of coating surfaces with a mixture of sand or other aggregate gypsum plaster, portland cement or quicklime and water, or any combination of such material as to create a permanent surface coating.
Swimming Pool Finishing
Coating or finishing of the interior surfaces of a commercial or residential swimming pool, spa or hot tub with materials such as marcite, water type plaster, fiberglass or use products designed to create a permanent surface coating and which is usually applied with a plasterer's trowel or by pneumatic pressure to a surface which offers an existing mechanical key for the support of such coatings or to which such coating will adhere by suction.
Repair of equipment, any cleaning or equipment sanitizing which requires at least a partial disassembling, excluding filter changes, and the installation of new pool/spa equipment, interior finishes, the installation of package pool heaters, the installation of all perimeter piping and filter piping, and the construction of equipment rooms or housing for pool/spa equipment, and also includes the scope of work of a swimming pool/spa servicing contractor. Does not include direct connections to a sanitary sewer system or to a potable water lines.
Swimming Pool/Spa Servicing
Repair of equipment, any cleaning or equipment sanitizing, excluding filter changes, and the installation of new pool/spa equipment, interior refinishing, the reinstallation or addition of pool heaters, the repair or replacement of all perimeter piping and filter piping, the repair of equipment rooms or housing for pool/spa equipment, and the substantial or complete draining of a swimming pool, or hot tub or spa, for the purpose of any repair or renovation. Does not include direct connections to a sanitary sewer system or to potable water lines.
Tile, Marble, and Terrazzo
Installation and repair of sub-flooring and finish floor coverings, including tile, marble and terrazzo.
Installation of utility lines. Shall not include installation of piping that constitutes the exclusive part of any fire protection/suppression system from the detector check valve, detector service valve, or engineer's designated point of connection.
Window and Door
Erection of wood or metal windows and doors. This work includes the work necessary to repair the substrate to accomplish proper installation including removal and repair of individual structural components but does not include removal of structural assemblies.
- Written by Gil M.