A licensee holding a current and active license may place their license on inactive status by submitting an inactive license application and paying the inactive license fee. A building official or building inspector may receive an inactive license by submitting an inactive license application and providing verification of employment and proof of current approved S.B.C.C.I. […]
A licensee holding a current inactive license may activate the license by submitting a new license application with the applicable fee, relying on the inactive license to serve as evidence to meet the Board’s experience and ability requirements. Click here to find the appropriate new application package. Please note: The new application must be the […]
Any licensee holding a current and valid active license may choose to place that license in an inactive status. An inactive license DOES NOT allow the licensee to engage in residential construction. However, the inactive license allows the licensee to retain their status as having met the Board’s experience and ability requirements with a reduced […]
An expired Home Builders License may be renewed within three (3) years of its expiration date by completing an expired license application. If the license was in an inactive status at the time it expired, then an expired inactive license application must be completed. Click here for the appropriate expired license application. If your license has […]
No. All disciplinary fines imposed are made payable to the Home Builders Licensure Board.
No. The Board cannot force a builder to return to a home for corrective work or force the builder to give money to the homeowner for damages; nor can the Board force a homeowner to allow a builder to perform work on a residence.
The Board can discipline a licensee by reprimand, imposing a fine, suspending the license, revoking the license, and/or requiring the builder to attend builder education classes.
No. Licenses cannot be revoked for complaints alone. Disciplinary actions can only take place through the process of an investigation and hearing or settlement agreement. After a complaint is filed and an investigation is completed, all documentation is reviewed by an investigative committee. This committee determines whether probable cause for a disciplinary action exists. If […]
Yes, a Licensee is given twenty (20) days from the receipt of the notification of complaint to respond. This is the Licensee’s opportunity to state his side of the story and to present any documentation to support his position. Remember — ALWAYS RESPOND.
When the Board receives a consumer complaint, the Board sends a letter to the Homeowner to acknowledge receipt of the complaint. In addition, a letter is sent to the Licensee with a copy of the complaint. These letters inform both the Homeowner and the Licensee that the Licensee has twenty (20) days to contact the […]