Kentucky Construction Licensing

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Licenses are typically required for individuals and businesses that provide construction industry services. This guide contains information about construction industry licensing in Kentucky.

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Company Licenses

Kentucky Construction and Contracting Company Licenses

Kentucky Asbestos Contractor Certification

More Information:

http://air.ky.gov/Pages/AsbestosInformation.aspx

Agency:Kentucky Division for Air Quality

Initial Registration

Form:

Asbestos-DEP 7034 Contractor Certification Application

Filing method:

Mail

Agency fee:

$100 filing fee + $400 certification fee.

Registration Renewal

Form:

Asbestos-DEP 7034 Contractor Certification Application (Renewal)

Filing method:

Mail

Agency fee:

$50 filing fee + $200 certification fee.

Due:

Annually

Kentucky Electrical Contractor License

More Information:

http://dhbc.ky.gov/ed/ei/el/Pages/default.aspx

Agency:Kentucky Department of Housing, Buildings and Construction - Electrical Division

Initial Registration

Form:

Electrical Contractors License Application

Filing method:

Mail

Agency fee:

Varies depending on when you apply.

Registration Renewal

Form:

Electrical License Renewal Application

Filing method:

Mail

Agency fee:

$200

Due:

Annually

Kentucky Elevator Contractor License

More Information:

http://dhbc.ky.gov/bce/elevators/Pages/default.aspx

Agency:Kentucky Department of Housing, Buildings & Construction - Division of Building Codes Enforcement

Kentucky General Contractor License

Not required



General Contractors are licensed at the county and city level. There is no state level license.

Kentucky Mechanical Contractor License

Not required



Kentucky does not issue mechanical contractor firm licenses, but a master HVAC contractor license is required in order to operate an HVAC business.

Kentucky Plumbing Contractor License

Not required



Kentucky does not issue plumbing contractor licenses, but a master plumber license is required in order to operate a plumbing business.

Local Construction and Contracting Company Licenses

Bowling Green General Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.bgky.org/contractorslicensing/info

Agency:City of Bowling Green Contractors Licensing Board (KY)

Bowling Green Specialty Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.bgky.org/contractorslicensing/info

Agency:City of Bowling Green Contractors Licensing Board (KY)

Louisville Building Contractor License

More Information:

https://louisvilleky.gov/government/construction-review/contractor-licensing

Agency:Louisville Office of Construction Review (KY)

Louisville Fire Detection Contractor License

More Information:

https://louisvilleky.gov/government/construction-review/contractor-licensing

Agency:Louisville Office of Construction Review (KY)

Louisville Fire Supression Contractor License

More Information:

https://louisvilleky.gov/government/construction-review/contractor-licensing

Agency:Louisville Office of Construction Review (KY)

Louisville HVAC Contractor License

More Information:

https://louisvilleky.gov/government/construction-review/contractor-licensing

Agency:Louisville Office of Construction Review (KY)

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor Identification License Application

Filing method:

Mail

Agency fee:

$200

Registration Renewal

Form:

Annual Contractor Renewals

Filing method:

Mail or online.

Agency fee:

$200

Due:

Annually

Louisville Mechanical Contractor License

More Information:

https://louisvilleky.gov/government/construction-review/contractor-licensing

Agency:Louisville Office of Construction Review (KY)

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor Identification License Application

Filing method:

Mail

Agency fee:

$75

Registration Renewal

Form:

Annual Contractor Renewals

Filing method:

Mail or online.

Agency fee:

$75

Due:

Annually

Louisville Plumbing Contractor License

More Information:

https://louisvilleky.gov/government/construction-review/contractor-licensing

Agency:Louisville Office of Construction Review (KY)

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor Identification License Application

Filing method:

Mail

Agency fee:

$150

Registration Renewal

Form:

Annual Contractor Renewals

Filing method:

Mail or online.

Agency fee:

$150

Due:

Annually

Louisville Sign Identification Contractor License

More Information:

https://louisvilleky.gov/government/construction-review/contractor-licensing

Agency:Louisville Office of Construction Review (KY)

Louisville Wrecking Contractor License

More Information:

https://louisvilleky.gov/government/construction-review/contractor-licensing

Agency:Louisville Office of Construction Review (KY)

Individual Licenses

Kentucky Individual Construction and Contracting Licenses

Kentucky Apprentice HVAC License

More Information:

http://dhbc.ky.gov/hvac/Pages/licenses.aspx

Agency:Kentucky Department of Housing, Buildings and Construction - HVAC Division

Kentucky Asbestos Accreditation

More Information:

http://air.ky.gov/Pages/AsbestosInformation.aspx

Agency:Kentucky Division for Air Quality

Kentucky Electrician License

More Information:

http://dhbc.ky.gov/ed/ei/el/Pages/default.aspx

Agency:Kentucky Department of Housing, Buildings and Construction - Electrical Division

Registration Renewal

Form:

Electrical License Renewal Application

Agency fee:

$200

Due:

Due annually by the last day of the licensee's birth month.

Original Ink:Not required

Kentucky Elevator Mechanic License

More Information:

http://dhbc.ky.gov/bce/elevators/Pages/default.aspx

Agency:Kentucky Department of Housing, Buildings & Construction - Division of Building Codes Enforcement

Kentucky Journeyman HVAC Mechanic License

More Information:

http://dhbc.ky.gov/hvac/Pages/licenses.aspx

Agency:Kentucky Department of Housing, Buildings and Construction - HVAC Division

Kentucky Journeyman Plumber License

More Information:

http://dhbc.ky.gov/Plb/Pages/license.aspx

Agency:Kentucky Department of Housing, Buildings and Construction - Division of Plumbing

Kentucky Limited Journeyman HVAC Duct Mechanic License

More Information:

http://dhbc.ky.gov/hvac/Pages/licenses.aspx

Agency:Kentucky Department of Housing, Buildings and Construction - HVAC Division

Kentucky Limited Journeyman HVAC Installer Mechanic License

More Information:

http://dhbc.ky.gov/hvac/Pages/licenses.aspx

Agency:Kentucky Department of Housing, Buildings and Construction - HVAC Division

Kentucky Master Electrician License

More Information:

http://dhbc.ky.gov/ed/ei/el/Pages/default.aspx

Agency:Kentucky Department of Housing, Buildings and Construction - Electrical Division

Registration Renewal

Form:

Eletritcal License Renewal Application

Agency fee:

$100

Due:

Due annually on the last day of the licensee's birth month.

Original Ink:Not required

Kentucky Master HVAC Contractor License

More Information:

http://dhbc.ky.gov/hvac/Pages/licenses.aspx

Agency:Kentucky Department of Housing, Buildings and Construction - HVAC Division

Kentucky Master Plumber License

More Information:

http://dhbc.ky.gov/Plb/Pages/license.aspx

Agency:Kentucky Department of Housing, Buildings and Construction - Division of Plumbing

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Associated General Contractors of America
Professional association providing advocacy and organization for construction firms and workers.

National Association of Home Builders
National association for the promotion of the housing industry.

National Association of State Contractors Licensing Agencies
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