Exceptions from registration shall be as follows:
   (a)    Home Owners. No provision of this chapter shall be construed to require that a fee simple owner of a parcel(s) of real estate be registered, who personally will perform work or assist in the performance of work upon the real estate. Real estate owners shall be required to obtain all necessary permits. Such work shall be performed in accordance with the Building Code and according to plans and specifications filed with the application for a permit.
   (b)    Government Agencies, Public Utilities, Private Organizations. Provisions of registration shall not apply to Federal, State, County or Municipal governmental agencies, public utilities furnishing services to the City under Municipal-utility franchise agreements or to industrial, commercial or institutional organizations. A maintenance department, doing work within the provisions of the Building Code, is provided for except that should work covered by the Building Code be contracted to outside concerns, then such contractors shall be registered with the City as provided herein.
   (c)    Minors. No provision of this chapter shall be construed to require a minor to be registered.
   (d)    Handyman type sole proprietor, having zero employees.
      (Ord. 21-21. Passed 4-12-21.)