Grade, Fill & Clearing License (GITS©) | Charlotte County

Grade, fill, and clearing contractors are those who are qualified to grade and fill lots, remove materials such as rock, gravel, sand, surface debris, and vegetation, including the grubbing of roots, removal of trees, clearing the land and leveling the surface incidental and necessary thereto, install driveway culverts and stormwater collection systems incidental thereto, including non-marine rip rap, in compliance with local building and zoning regulations and environmental laws. This is not to be construed as a license to perform underground utility work as defined herein nor to demolish buildings or structures, unless a permit has been obtained by a contractor licensed to perform these services and said contractor has listed the grade, fill and clear contractor as the subcontractor of record.

Grade, Fill and Clearing Courses

Exams For Grade, Fill & Clearing (Trade & Business)

Grade, Fill & Clearing Exam

  • Number of Questions: 50
  • Time Allowed (hours): 2
  • Subject Area and Number of Questions:
    • Safety OSHA 8
    • Excavation - Soils 16
    • Excavation and Grading 26

Business Exam

This exams tests candidate's knowledge of payroll taxes, workers' compensation, unemployment compensation, lien laws and other laws or subjects that will affect their daily operations as contractors. All contractors need to take and pass this exam.

  • Number of Questions: 50
  • Time Allowed (hours): 2
  • Subject Area and Number of Questions:
    • Insurance Laws 10
    • Tax Laws 10
    • Safety 6
    • Management 4
    • Lien Laws 8
    • Employment Laws 4
    • General Accounting 8

Grade, Fill & Clearing Full Bookset

The book set includes all required references for both the Grade, Fill & Clearing and Business Procedures exams. Orders placed before 2 PM are shipped the same day via UPS and a tracking number is emailed before 3 PM.

CHARLOTTE COUNTY (FLORIDA) GRADE, FILL AND CLEARING (GITS) - BOOK SET WITHOUT TABS INCLUDES ALL BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS EXAMS

Sales price: $143.53

CHARLOTTE COUNTY (FLORIDA) GRADE, FILL AND CLEARING (GITS) - BOOK SET WITH TABS INCLUDES ALL BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS EXAMS

Sales price: $173.53

Grade, Fill & Clearing Books

OSHA is required for both the business and the trade exams.

  • Excavation and Grading Handbook

    Excavation and Grading Handbook

    Excavation and Grading Handbook is an important reference for excavation contractors, specially those testing in Florida for a county license in said trade.
    $44.23
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  • CFR (OSHA) Tile 29 Part 1926

    CFR (OSHA) Tile 29 Part 1926

    OSHA (CFR 29 Part 1926) is the leading safety reference in the construction industry covering all aspects of construction.
    $29.87
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Business Books

OSHA is required for both the business and the trade exams.

  • Florida Contractor's Business Procedures Reference Manual

    Florida Contractor's Business Procedures Reference Manual

    This book includes many of the aspects of operating a business related to the construction industry and shows everything there is to know about the proper way to file taxes; what insurance to carry; how to manage daily accounts, and how, when, and why to file a paperwork for a lien.
    $69.43
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  • CFR (OSHA) Tile 29 Part 1926

    CFR (OSHA) Tile 29 Part 1926

    OSHA (CFR 29 Part 1926) is the leading safety reference in the construction industry covering all aspects of construction.
    $29.87
    $29.87
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