Any person, partnership, or corporation that enters into any contract (verbal or written) with another person, partnership, or corporation to engage in any type of construction, repair, remodeling, demolition, or upgrade activity ink, or upon, real estate located in the county must be registered under this chapter.
   (A)   A person not listed under this chapter who is employed by a contractor who has not been registered may, however, accomplish construction, repair, remodeling, demolition, or upgrade work for which his employer is registered while working under the direction and control of such contractor, but shall not otherwise enter into, or offer to enter, a contractual relationship in any activity. Contractors are required to be registered.
   (B)   A person not registered under this chapter may, however, accomplish construction activities in carrying out ordinary maintenance of sole, full-time employment by the owner of the premises where such ordinary maintenance and repairs occur.
   (C)   Any public utility company, and its sub-contractors that work exclusively for the public utility company, shall be exempt from all the requirements and penalties contained in this chapter.
   (D)   Property owners and tenants working on their property are excluded from registration.
(Ord. 2013-14, passed 12-2-2013)