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Any one, or any company, that solicits, bids on, or performs residential contracting as a contractor or subcontractor on an existing one to four unit owner-occupied primary residence in Massachusetts.
A Construction Supervisor License is not the same as an HIC Registration. You may need both! A CSL is provided through the Office of Public Safety and Inspections. Click below if you're looking to get licensed as a CSL.
Residential contracting is defined in the law as: "The renovation, repair, improvement, demolition or construction of an addition to any pre-existing building containing at least one to four dwelling units."
If the work you do fits this description then you need to be registered unless you fall into an exempted category.
Who is exempt?
Registered contractors must follow certain rules regarding contracts, payments, advertising, business practices, etc. These laws and regulations provide standards throughout the industry and provide protections for homeowners from being taken advantage of by a bad contractor.
Yes. There is a registration fee of $150, and a Guaranty Fund fee, the cost of which depends on how many employees you have. You must renew your registration every 2 years and pay a renewal fee of $100.
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