The Town of Erie requires licensing for all contractors involved in:
- The construction, alteration, remodeling, repairing, and equipping of buildings and structures
- Construction of all city-owned water, sewer, and storm drainage facilities
- Construction of roads and streets
- Installation of underground utilities
Town of Erie contractor licenses are good for the calendar year. All licenses expire on December 31st of each year. All contractors must provide a Certificate of Liability Insurance with the Town of Erie as a certificate holder. (Town of Erie, PO Box 750, Erie, CO 80516 / firstname.lastname@example.org / Fax 303-926-2704. Contactors required to have a state license (electrical, plumbing) must provide copies of current state master and contractor licenses.
License renewals for the coming calendar year can be submitted starting in October of the current year. To renew a license, please submit the application and any additional documentation that may be out of date (state licenses, certificate of liability insurance).
Homeowners doing work on their personal private residence are not considered contractors and are not required to obtain a contractor license however, they are required to complete a homeowner disclaimer.
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By obtaining a homeowner permit, the homeowner is taking on any and all risk and liability (present and future) associated with the work being completed. It may be beneficial to hire a licensed contractor if the scope of work is outside the knowledge and experience of the homeowner.