A.   It shall be unlawful for any person, firm, corporation, or business entity in the business of contracting services which require, by state or local law, a license to perform work to erect, construct, enlarge, alter, repair, move, improve, remove, convert, or demolish any structure, including plumbing, electrical, mechanical, irrigation work in the city, unless such person, firm, corporation or business entity is the holder of a valid registration with the city. Such person, firm, corporation, or business entity shall be herein designated “applicant” or “registrant.”
   B.   In extending the rights and privileges of such registration, the city makes no statement of the technical competency of those so registered, and no manner of license is proffered.
   C.   No permit to perform work on any structure, plumbing, mechanical, electrical, irrigation, or signage shall be issued to any person, firm, corporation, or business entity without prior registration.
   D.   Exception: Property owners performing work on their primary residence and approved by the building official, shall be exempt from the registration requirements. (Ord. 796, 12-13-2021)