1311.07 LICENSES AND LICENSE HOLDERS.
   (a)    No work shall be started on any project or job for which a license is required or before the proper permit fee and/or fees are paid and a permit has been issued.
   (b)    A licensed contractor shall not lend his license or take out a permit in his name for the use of any other person, firm or corporation, or allow the use of his name directly or indirectly for the purpose of obtaining a permit.
   (c)    No person, firm or corporation, owner, agent or occupant shall aid or abet any licensed contractor in the violation of this chapter, or employ or hire an unlicensed contractor or person to do any work for which a license is required.
   (d)    The holder of certificate of competency shall not secure licenses for more than one contractor. Licenses are not transferable. In case the holder of a certificate of competency leaves the employ of a corporation or partnership, such corporation or partnership may secure another full-time supervisor who holds a certificate of competency, or an officer of the corporation or member of the firm or partnership may secure a certificate of competency and license as provided for herein.
   In the sixty-day interim period, such firm or corporation may continue in the business for which it was licensed.
   A license may be issued to a corporation if an officer of such corporation is the holder of a certificate of competency, or to a firm or partnership, if a member of such firm or partnership is the holder of a certificate of competency, or to either of the above if it or they shall have as a full-time supervisor the holder of a certificate of competency. A person engaging in business for himself as a licensed contractor shall be required to hold a certificate of competency and be the holder of the necessary license.
(Ord.  118-1999.  Passed 7-26-99.)