1305.01  GENERAL PROVISIONS.
   (a)   No person, firm or corporation shall render certain services to-wit:  electrical, plumbing, warm air heating and air conditioning within the City or display a sign stating or implying that he, they or it are electrical, plumbing, warm air heating and air conditioning or refrigeration contractors, or advertise by means of business cards, stationery, advertisement or trade or telephone listing or otherwise indicate or represent, orally or in writing that he, they or it are in the commercial electrical, plumbing, warm air heating and air conditioning or refrigeration business or trade, unless all of the requests of this Code are met and unless he has obtained a commercial certificate of shop registration as provided herein.
   (b)   No person, firm or corporation shall render certain services, to-wit:  electrical, plumbing, warm air heating and air conditioning, within the City or display a sign stating or implying that he, they or it are electrical, plumbing, warm air heating and air conditioning or refrigeration contractors, or advertise by means of business cards, stationery, advertisement or trade or telephone listing or otherwise indicate or represent, orally or in writing that he, they or it are in the residential one, two, and three-family electrical, plumbing, warm air heating and air conditioning or refrigeration business or trade, unless all of the requests of this Code are met and unless he has obtained a residential one, two, and three-family certificate of shop registration as provided herein.
   (c)   No person shall install certain services, to wit:  electrical, plumbing, warm air heating and air conditioning within the City unless they have obtained a certificate as a journeyman electrical, plumbing, warm air heating and air conditioning installer.
   (d)   No person shall install certain services, to wit:  electrical, plumbing, warm air heating and air conditioning within the City unless they have obtained a certificate of registration as an apprentice electrical, plumbing, warm air heating and air conditioning installer and working under the supervision of a licensed contractor or journeyman.
   (e)   No person, firm or corporation holding a certificate as provided herein shall loan or extend the rights or privileges given thereunder for work contracted for or done by any person other than the registrant or persons working under his direction or supervision, and, any violation thereof shall cause such certificate to be suspended or revoked as hereinafter provided.
   (f)   (1)   In addition to all other requirements of this Code, all contractors shall register annually with the Division of Inspection in a manner prescribed by rules established by the Building and Zoning Inspector.  The annual fee for such registration shall be as provided by legislation of Council.
      (2)   No contractor who has not registered with the Division of Inspection and paid the fee designated by Council shall perform any services or engage in any business within the City.
      (3)   As used in this Code, "contractor" means any person, firm or corporation, whether acting as a general contractor or a subcontractor, who engages in the business of erecting, constructing and repairing buildings, fixtures, and other permanent improvements to land within this City.  "Contractor" specifically includes, but is not limited to, builders, excavators, remodelers, carpenters, roofers, drywallers, wallpaperers, landscapers, painters, basement waterproofers, and installers of fences, windows, doors, siding, driveways, patios, swimming pools and other like improvements.  (Ord. 143-1990.  Passed 10-1-90.)