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Electrical Contractor Licensing in New York- By City

Electrical Contractors in the State of New York are not regulated at the state-level.  Licensing and permitting are handled at the local-level by the city, county or municipality in which the contractor chooses to conduct business.

Before beginning work on an electrical project in New York State, it is important that contractors check with the local jurisdiction, planning or building department to determine what is required.

Below is a brief explanation of the licensing and permitting process for (more…)

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Reciprocal General Contractor Licensing in New York

New York does not offer reciprocal contractor licenses to General Contractors licensed in other states.  This is because the State of New York does not handle the licensing of General Contractors.  Licensing is conducted at the local-level.

 

General Contractors in New York are required to follow the local licensing laws, set by the building or planning agency in their city, county or municipality.  In most cases, contractors are required to apply for a local license or obtain the proper building and zoning permits.

 

For more information on local regulations for General Contractors working in the State of New York, please visit:

General Contractor Licensing in New York

 

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General Contractor Licensing in New York

New York does not require general contractors to have a license on the state level. Instead, the construction industry is regulated by individual cities and municipalities in the State of New York. In most cases, general contractors are required to apply for a permit or license from the city.

Regulations vary from city-to-city, so it is important that New York contractors (more…)