The home builders licensure law, codified in Title 34, Chapter 14A of the Code of Alabama, and the rules and regulations of the Home Builders Licensure Board, requires licensees to meet certain obligations to remain in compliance with the law. Please read carefully the requirements summarized below. If you have any questions, please contact the Compliance and Consumer Affairs Division, 1-800-304-0853.
- The Board may require a licensee to successfully complete education requirements to be determined by the Board and may levy and collect administrative fines for violations of the home builders licensure law and the rules and regulations of the Board.
- Licensees are required to:
- Notify the Board, by certified mail, within ten days of the institution of a felony criminal prosecution. Notice must include a copy of the criminal indictment. Failure to do so may be grounds for revocation or suspension of license.
- Notify the Board, by certified mail, within ten days of the verdict or plea in any criminal case. Notice must include a copy of the court order. Failure to do so may be grounds for revocation or suspension of license.
- Notify the Board immediately of the removal of the designated qualifying representative, and name a new qualifying representative within 45 days. Failure to do so may be grounds for revocation of license. Click here to find a Designated Qualifying Representative Change form.
- Notify the Board of any name change within 60 days to obtain a replacement license. The license issued under the former name expires 60 days after the name change occurs. Click here to find an Individual Name Change form or Business Name Change form.
- Notify the Board immediately of any address change. The Board is not responsible for notices or other mail that is undeliverable or delivered late due to an inaccurate address. Click here to find an Change of Address form.
- Utilize a valid written contract when engaging in the business of residential home building.