§ 123.04  CONTRACTOR TYPES.
   (A)   The following contractor types are recognized under this chapter:
      (1)   General contractor. A person responsible to oversee the project, ensure that all required permits and fees for a total project are obtained, and to ensure that all required inspections are performed for compliance of the adopted construction codes.
      (2)   Residential general contractor.  A person responsible to oversee and ensure that all required permits for an approved project are obtained, and to ensure that all required inspections are performed for compliance with the adopted construction codes for construction of one or two family dwellings, or townhouses, or to perform interior remodel projects on such structures if the project is valued over $20,000.
      (3)   Electrical contractor.  A person that possesses a valid license issued by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) to contract and perform electrical work.
      (4)   Plumbing contractor.  A person that possesses or employs a responsible master plumber licensed by the Texas State Board of Plumbing Examiners (TSBPE) to contract or perform plumbing work.
      (5)   Mechanical contractor.  A person lawfully licensed by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) to contract and perform mechanical work.
      (6)   Fire sprinkler contractor.  A person lawfully licensed by the State Fire Marshal's office as possessing a person with a responsible managing employee (RME) license.
      (7)   Sign contractor.  A person that installs, repairs, or makes changes to any type of sign.
      (8)   Lawn irrigator contractor.  A person that installs, repairs, or modifies lawn irrigation systems, or that is required to hold a valid irrigator's license issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ).
      (9)   Whole house water softener contractor. A person who is required to possess, or employing a person who is required to possesses, a valid water treatment specialist class 3 license issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ).
      (10)   Swimming pool contractor.  A person who contracts to install, repair or modify swimming pools, whirlpools, or hot tubs.
      (11)   Contractor types not defined.  A person performing construction operations of a type not listed above shall be considered a general contractor.
   (B)   A person or company may be issued more than one type of registration, as he or she may be qualified.
(Ord. 2009-26, passed 8-11-09)