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Electrical Contractor Licensing in Missouri- By City

Electrical Contractors are licensed at the local-level, rather than the state-level, in the State of Missouri.  Local jurisdictions set licensing and permit requirements for Electrical Contractors.

Before beginning work on an electrical project in Missouri, it is important that contractors contact their local planning or building department to determine what is required.  Most cities and counties require contractors to obtain a license, pass a competency exam and obtain (more…)

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Reciprocal General Contractor Licensing in Missouri

The State of Missouri does not hold reciprocal licensing agreements with other states for General Contractors.  This is because General Contractors are licensed at the local-level rather than the state-level in Missouri.

Out-of-state contractors who want to work on construction projects in the State of Missouri must check the local laws of the city, county or municipality where they plan to work to determine what is required.  Most cities in Missouri require General Contractors to hold a license and the proper permits for their projects.  Some cities also require contractors to pass a qualifying exam.

*General Contractors should always notify the local licensing board if they hold a license in another state.

For more information about local licensing laws for General Contractors working in the State of Missouri, please visit:

General Contractor Licensing in Missouri

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Missouri General Contractor Regulations – By City

Missouri does not regulate the construction industry at the state level.  The only contractors who are required to hold a state license are Asbestos Contractors.  Instead, General Contractors are required to check the local regulations and requirements of their county, city or municipality.

Many cities in the State of Missouri require any person or business engaging in construction activity to hold a license or permit.  In some cases, contractors are also required to (more…)