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General and Specialty Contractors Licensing and Insurance
Guidelines require all Contractors obtain and have proof of:
Unemployment insurance and workers compensation coverage for each employee
Warren County Occupational Business License Application on file with County Treasurer
Bowling Green Occupational Business License on file for businesses inside city limits
General/Specialty Contractor License Application and fees filed with Contractor Licensing Board.
Contractors Licensing involves:
Non-refundable fees $250-General $100-Specialty
Annual Renewals pro-rated for mid-year filing
Non-Transferable clause, contracting work and performing tasks must be done by a licensed Contractor.
Revocation of Contractor’s License will result when:
Employees conduct work without proper licensing or insurance
Contractor or employees action constitute misconduct or gross negligence
Any law or contractor regulation has been broken.
Contractors Licensing Board will have information regarding any questions about licensing and insurance requirements. Electrical Licensing information is found at Kentucky Housing, Buildings & Construction.
Building Inspector responsibilities are governed by building code and the local ordinance. Inspections check methods and materials to secure completion of each phase of your building project.
Required Progress Inspections
Call (270) 393-3676 or (270) 393-3615 to Schedule Progress Inspections
- Footing Excavation
- Under Floor
- Concrete Floors
- Framing or Structure
- Vent/Duct Rough-In
- Sprinkler System
- Lath / Gypsum Wall Board
- Right of Way
- Sidewalks / Drives
Important Safety Issues
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) provide you with a Jobsite Safety Handbook
Call 811 before you dig-Know what’s below, respect the utility markings and dig with care
Safety of workers, workplace environment and the public depend on Storm Water & Hazardous Material Management.
Best Management Practices Handbook-Storm Water & Clean-up include comprehensive guidelines for safe and proper disposal of waste and discarded materials.
Information on Storm Water Management and Good Housekeeping should be reviewed by all employees and subcontractors.
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Permit Application Center
- Building Permit Application
- Electrical Permit Application
- Standard Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP)
- Demolition Permit Application
- Site Work Permit Application (Excavation, Grading, & Paving)
- Manufactured Home Permit Application
- Mobile Home Permit Application
- House Moving Permit Application
- Fence Permit Application
- No Fee Application
- Permanent Sign Permit Application
- Temporary Sign Permit Application
- Swimming Pool Permit Application
- Tent Permit Application