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The license period for residential building contractors, remodelers and roofers is April 1 through March 31 each year. All licenses expire March 31 of each year, even if the license was issued for only a part of the license period. To maintain an active license, all licenses must be renewed by March 31 each year, whether the license was issued for all or a portion of the license period.

Continuing education

The company's qualifying person is required to show proof that seven hours of approved continuing education has been completed within each license period to renew the company license.

  • At least one hour continuing education for the licensee's first license period must contain information about lead abatement rules and safe lead abatement procedures.

  • At least one hour each license period must include information relating to energy codes applicable to building and other building codes designed to conserve energy.

Examination preparation courses do not qualify for continuing education credits. Licensees are not allowed to carry forward continuing education credits from previous years. Continuing education must be completed within each license period to renew the company's license.

The company and qualifying person must provide, upon request, evidence of having taken any or all of the continuing education courses reported during license renewal.


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