(A)   There shall be two types of building contractors identification defined as follows:
      (1)   Type “A” building contractor identification shall be for building contractors.
      (2)   Type “B” building contractors limited identification are for building contractors seeking to obtain one building permit. With a Type “B” identification the building contractor may only obtain one building permit.
   (B)   Identification terms shall be from January 1 to December 31.
   (C)   Type “B” building contractor identification shall be made available as needed and as approved.
   (D)   Any building contractor who intends to obtain a permit or permits to construct one or two family residential or multi-family residential buildings shall annually and successfully complete six hours of accredited continuing education credits on subject matter relevant to such types of construction.  All such continuing education programs or seminars that are not sponsored by the Department but are developed by a building contractor(s) or a professional association must apply for and receive prior accreditation from the Department.  If a building contractor fails to obtain the necessary accredited continuing education credits as required by this subsection (D), within the requisite identification period, as set forth in subsection (B), then one extension of 30 days may be granted to obtain such continuing accredited education credits by the Director or his or her designee.  In order to receive consideration for an extension, an affected contractor must submit to the Director in writing a request for such an extension, list the reason(s) for his or her failure to obtain the necessary accredited continuing education credits and demonstrate how he or she intends to obtain such credits within the 30-day extension period, if granted. This written request must be accompanied with a $50 administrative fee made payable to the Department.
   (E)   No building identification will be renewed without full compliance with subsection (D), above.
(1994 Jeff. Code, § 150.084)  (Jeff. Ord. 10-1991, adopted and effective 4-25-1991; Jeff. Am. Ord. 21-1997, adopted 8-26-1997, effective 18 months later; Lou. Metro Am. Ord. No. 2-2005, approved 2-14-2005; Lou. Metro Am. Ord. No. 267-2007, approved 12-10-2007)