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(a) Contractor registration shall be required by any contractor who may work in the City. All registrations expire on December 31st of the year issued. Contractors entering the City must apply prior to working their first job. Before the issuance of a contractor's registration, each registrant shall furnish proof of premises operations liability insurance with a minimum combined bodily injury and property damage limit of five hundred thousand dollars ($500,000) listing the City as the certificate holder or equivalent. The City also requires a thirty day notice of cancellation. All contractors must comply with all applicable building codes and codified ordinances of the City of Reynoldsburg. The Service Director of the City may revoke a contractor's registration if the work for which the permit is granted does not comply with applicable building codes or the construction specification requirements enforced by the City of Reynoldsburg.
(b) The fee for contractor registration is seventy-five dollars ($75.00) per trade.
(c) A ten thousand dollar ($10,000) bond will be required for any work approved by the Building Division occurring in the City right-of-way.
(d) The following contractors must have a license from the State of Ohio, and proof of insurance in order to obtain a City of Reynoldsburg contractor's registration including but not limited to:
(1) Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning contractor;
(2) Refrigeration contractor;
(3) Hydronics contractor;
(4) Electrical contractor;
(5) Plumbing contractor; or
(6) Fire protection contractor.
(e) The following contractors must provide proof of insurance in order to obtain a City of Reynoldsburg contractor's registration including but not limited to:
(1) General contractor;
(2) Concrete contractor;
(3) Home improvement contractor;
(4) Sign contractor;
(5) Asphalt contractor;
(6) Swimming pool contractor;
(7) Low voltage contractor;
(8) Excavation contractor;
(9) Landscape contractor;
(10) Masonry contractor;
(11) Framing contractor;
(12) Siding contractor;
(13) Roofing contractor; or
(14) Insulation contractor.
(f) General contractors shall list every subcontractor on each job. General contractors that intend to do work that would normally be done by a subcontractor shall obtain a registration for that trade in addition to the general license. Framing, masonry, drainage, siding, roofing, and insulation are considered normal functions of the general contractor. The general contractor may not perform subcontract functions unless he has a general contract for the entire building.
(g) The fee for starting work without registering as a contractor shall be twice the regular registration fee.
(Ord. 60-17. Passed 6-12-17; Ord. 159-2021. Passed 12-6-21.)