Cape Coral Contractor Licenses
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Aluminum Non-structural (Business Exam Only)
Those who are qualified to fabricate, assemble, erect, install, dismantle, adjust, alter, repair, service and design gutters, downspouts, shutters, soffit, fascia, and vinyl and aluminum siding and other non structural aluminum. In addition, the holder of this class of license, provided he or she is otherwise qualified, may handle, erect, install, adjust, repair, alter, and replace screens in windows, doors, screened porches, screened enclosures, and pool enclosures in both residential and commercial structures. This license does not allow for the erection construction or repair of any structural component of any of the foregoing. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein those current license holders of an aluminum non-structural specialty license that have been and currently are erecting and installing pool enclosures may continue to do so with an aluminum non-structural license as long as such license is renewed and kept current. If the license holder changes, is not renewed or is allowed to lapse for any reason, the privilege of erecting and installing pool enclosures by that individual or entity shall immediately cease and those individuals or entities desiring to perform such work must obtain an aluminum structural specialty license. Any individual or entity not currently performing installation or erection of pool enclosures with an aluminum non-structural specialty license must obtain an aluminum structural specialty license to perform this type of work. The Department of Community Development, shall have the right to require evidence of any person or entity who is claiming the benefits of this section that they actually have been currently are installing or erecting pool enclosures.
Any person who is qualified to fabricate, assemble, handle, erect, install, dismantle adjust, alter, repair, service and design-if not prohibited by law and in accordance with accepted engineering data and manufacturer specification screen porches, screened enclosures, pool enclosures, preformed panel-post, 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 500 square feet) siding, soffit, fascia, gutters, shutters, wood work incidental to the aluminum construction work (limited to the construction of wood framing for the walls of uninhabitable utility storage structures, raised wood decks for enclosures, repair or replacement of wood incidental to installation of glass windows and doors, siding, soffit, fascia, gutters, preformed panel-post and beam roofs)
Asphalt Coating And Sealing
Those who are qualified to coat and seal asphalt on roads, driveways and parking lots. This license category may not apply asphalt or any other type of paving material.
Cabinet And Millwork Installation Contractor
Any person who is qualified to manufacture, assemble, install, dismantle, maintain, adjust, alter, extend, and design, when not prohibited by law, cabinets and millwork. The scope of permitted work shall include, but not be limited to, kitchen cabinets, bathroom vanities, accessory cabinets, countertops, office furniture, and millwork items which have been manufactured for installation on job site locations.
Any person who is qualified to install any wood products or metal framing in a structure of building including rough framing, door, window (including metal), structural and non-structural trusses, sheathing, paneling, trim, cabinets, siding, soffit and fascia.
Concrete Coatings (Business Exam Only)
Those who have the knowledge and skill to apply decorative coating to the top of existing concrete slabs. The coating, including aggregate and latex type coating, cannot exceed 3/4 of an inch in thickness. The scope of work does not include the installation of concrete slabs.
Concrete Forming And Placing Contractor
Those who are qualified to batch and mix aggregates, cement and water to agreed specifications, to construct forms and framework for the casting and shaping of concrete, to place miscellaneous embedded steel and to pour, place and finish concrete.
Concrete Placing And Finishing Contractor
Those who are qualified to pour, place and finish concrete flatwork (including but not limited to floors, slab on grade, sidewalks) including placement of mesh reinforcement, plastic vapor barriers and edge forms incidental thereto.
Demolition Contractor (Wrecking)
Those who are qualified to demolish and
Any person who is qualified to excavate, to obtain or remove materials such as rock, gravel, and sand, to construct or to excavate canals, lakes, and levees including the clearing of land surface debris and vegetation, including the grubbing of roots, the removal of debris and leveling of the surface land incidental and necessary thereto in compliance with all environmental laws.remove structures, such as dwelling, commercial buildings and foundations.
Fence Erection (Business Exam Only)
Any person who is qualified to install, maintain, or repair fencing on grade, including pre-cast concrete and prefabricated fences which meet all applicable safety, zoning, and building codes.
Finish Carpentry (Business Exam Only)
Any person who has the knowledge and skill to install finished wood products including paneling, trim, flooring, cabinetry, doors, window, (including metal) and all incidental hardware.
Those who are qualified to install, maintain, repair or alter horizontal and vertical type garage doors, including all hardware and operating devices, provided a licensed electrical contractor does any of the necessary electrical installation.Any person who has the knowledge and skill to install finished wood products including paneling, trim, flooring, cabinetry, doors, window, (including metal) and all incidental hardware.
Glass And Glazing Contractor
Any person who is qualified to select, cut, assemble, and install any type of glass or glasswork, and to execute the glazing frames, panels, sashes , doors, ornamental decorations, mirrors, tub and shower enclosures and any metal framing which holds any of the items listed above.
Those who are qualified to install, maintain, repair and replace storm shutters in both residential and commercial facilities, including both manually and mechanically operated shutters, provided a licensed electrical contractor does any of the necessary electrical installation.
Insulation Contractor, All Types
Those who are qualified to install, maintain, repair, alter or extend any insulation primarily installed to prevent loss or gain of heat from internal or external sources in pipes, vessels, ducts or built-up refrigerated boxes or rooms, or acoustical materials.
Irrigation Sprinkler Contractor (Lawn Sprinkler)
Those who are qualified to install, maintain, repair, alter or extend piping and sprinkler heads for irrigation of lawns, including the connection to a water pump.
Those who are qualified to select, cut and lay brick and concrete block or any other unit masonry products, lay brick and other baked clay products, rough cut and dress stone, artificial stone and precast blocks, structural glass brick or block, but shall not pour of finish concrete.
Non-electrical Sign Installation Contractor
Any person who is qualified to erect, repair, install, alter, extend, or change any non-electrical sign not to exceed a height of ten (10) feet above existing grade, to the top of the sign and a maximum size of forty (40) square feet or a non-electrical sign structure that does not exceed twenty (20) feet above existing grade which is attached to an existing wall or structure.
Those who are qualified to use spraying equipment as well as hand tools to finish both exterior and interior work. Also, pertains to faux or other types of finishes to surfaces or paint, mural or any other artwork applied to a surface. A paint contractor may do paperhanging, sandblasting and waterproofing.
Any person who is qualified to lay brick, block or paver block for flat work only. The bricks are set in sand or other loose or packed material. Blocks may not be set in place by any aggregate that hardens such as concrete or mortar.
Paving Contractor-commercial Or Unlimited
Those who are qualified with the experience and skill to construct roads, airport runways and aprons, parking lots, sidewalks, curbs and gutters, property line walls, storm drainage facilities, and to perform the excavating, clearing, and grading incidental thereto.
Plastering Contractor (Lath, Plaster, And Stucco)
Those who are qualified to coat 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. The contractor may perform the work of the lathing contractor.
Sign Contractor - Electrical
Those who are qualified to erect, install, alter or extend signs, not to exceed a height of 24 feet above existing grade, at the top of the sign, and a maximum size of 40 square feet, or a sign structure that does not exceed 20 feet above existing grade which is attached to an existing wall or structure. The scope of work also includes the repair of all signs, regardless of height and size, however, electrical work is limited to internal wiring of the signs, and does not include work on the electrical supply wiring.
Tile, Terrazzo And Marble Contractor
Those who are qualified to mix, prepare the base, and finish terrazzo, set tile and marble.