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Utah Foundation, Excavation, and Demolition (S310) Contractor License

The Utah Foundation, Excavation, and Demolition (S310) Contractor License allows you to do the following work:

  • Moving of the earth's surface and rock or placing earthen materials on the earth's surface, by use of hand or power machinery and tools, including explosives, in any operation of:
    • Cut
    • Fill
    • Excavation
    • Grading
    • Trenching
    • Backfilling
    • Smashing
    • Crushing
    • Any combination thereof as they are generally practiced in the construction trade
  • Incidental work to any building or structure:
    • Raising
    • Cribbing
    • Underpinning
    • Moving, and removal of a building, structure, or matter
  • Perform the following work:
    • Excavation
    • Drilling
    • Compacting
    • Pumping
    • Sealing
  • Other work necessary to construct, alter, or repair structures placed in the earth's subsurface to prevent structural settling and to provide an adequate capacity to sustain or transmit the structural load to the soil or rock below:
    • Piers
    • Piles
    • Footings
    • Foundations

How to Get the Foundation, Excavation, and Demolition (S310) Contractor License in Utah?

  1. Fill out the trade application form
  2. Complete an approved 25-hour pre-licensure course from one of the following Utah-approved providers:
  3. Attain a General Liability Insurance Certificate with the minimum required coverage of $100,000 for each incident and $300,000 in total and where DOPL is listed as certificate holder
  4. Register your business entity with the Division of Corporations and Commercial Code
  5. Obtain a Federal Employee Identification Number (EIN) from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
  6. Acquire the following if the applicant has employees:
  7. Obtain the following if the applicant does not have employees:
  8. Send the corresponding documents to:
    Heber M. Wells Building
    160 East 300 South
    P.O. Box 146741
    Salt Lake City, UT 84114-6741
  9. Expect a response from the department in a 4 to 6-week period