The Department of Business and Professional Regulation Begins Renewal for Registered Construction Licenses on May 31
May 28, 2009
TALLAHASSEE—The Department of Business and Professional Regulation reminds registered construction licensees that it is time to renew their licenses. The renewal period is open from May 31 until Aug. 31 and includes registered contractors in the following professions: air conditioning, building, plumbing, general construction, tank lining applicator, roofing, mechanical, pool/spa, precision tank testing, residential construction, sheet metal, specialty contracting and underground utility and excavation contracting. Individuals can renew their licenses by visiting by MyFloridaLicense.com and clicking the “Renew/Maintain Your License” link.
Prior to applying for renewal, 14 hours of board-approved continuing education is required for both certified and registered contractors which must include one hour in each of the following: workplace safety, workers’ compensation, laws and rules and business practices. Licensees not in compliance with all continuing education requirements by the expiration date of the license could face non-renewal or disciplinary action.
Additionally, as part of the 14 hours of continuing education, all general, building, residential, roofing, specialty structure and glass and glazing contractor licensees must complete one hour of continuing education relating to wind mitigation methodologies. For a complete list of continuing education providers and courses, please visit http://www.myflorida.com/dbpr/servop/testing/documents/ce_prov.pdf.
The Department of Business and Professional Regulation’s mission is to license efficiently and regulate fairly. The department licenses nearly one million businesses and professionals ranging from real estate agents, veterinarians, and accountants to contractors and cosmetologists. For more information, please visit MyFloridaLicense.com.