Michigan Maintenance and Alteration Contractor License

The Maintenance and Alteration Contractor Licenses allow you to work on the following types of properties and structures:

  • Residential buildings (repair)
  • Houses (extensions, additions or subtractions)
  • Residential structures (demolition)
  • Garage buildings
  • Concrete structures
  • A detached 1-or-2-family dwelling
  • Townhouses of no more than three stories
  • The actual scope of work which can be done on these properties depends on the Maintenance and Alteration trade chosen:
    • Basement Waterproofing
    • Carpentry
    • Concrete
    • Excavation
    • House Wrecking
    • Insulation
    • Masonry
    • Roofing
    • Screen and Storm Sash
    • Gutters
    • Siding
    • Swimming Pools
    • Tile and Marble
  • Purchase, rehabilitation and resale of residential properties, and engages in that activity on the same structure more than twice in 1 calendar year, except in the following cases (no need for a license):
    • The property is for the person’s own use
    • The rehabilitation work is contracted entirely to be done by a different licensee
    • The owner of the home employs a person for a work for which they are licensed