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Electrical Contractor Licensing in Kansas- By City

Kansas does not have statewide licensing laws that apply to Electrical Contractors.  Licensing laws for Electrical Contractors are created at the local-level, by the city or county in which the contractor chooses to work.  Before beginning work on an electrical project, contractors should contact their local city or county clerk office to determine what is required.

*The State of Kansas adheres to National Electric Code for all state-owned buildings.  Additionally, all work performed within the state must adhere to Kansas Fire Prevention Code.   

This article covers the licensing laws for some of the larger cities in the State of Kansas. (more…)

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Reciprocal General Contractor Licensing in Kansas

The State of Kansas does not hold reciprocal licensing agreements with other states for General Contractors.  This is because licensing in Kansas is handled at the local-level, by the city, county or town in which the contractor chooses to conduct business.

Out-of-state contractors who want to work on construction projects in the State of Kansas must check with the local building authority to determine what is required.  In most cases, contractors are required to (more…)

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Kansas General Contractor Licensing – By City

Kansas does not license General Contractors at the state level.  The only contractors who are required to obtain a license from the state are Water Well Drilling Contractors and Asbestos Abatement Contractors.  Instead, General Contractors are licensed at the local level.  Before a contractor may begin work on a construction project in the State of Kansas, they must first check with their local county or city regulations for licensing.

Some counties and cities in Kansas require General Contractors to pass a qualifying exam.  Other areas ask contractors to prove (more…)