1301.08  REGISTRATION OF CONTRACTORS/BUILDERS/TRADESMEN.
   (a)   It shall be unlawful for any contractor, builder or tradesmen to engage in business within the City unless they have registered as such a contractor, builder or tradesmen with the Building Official/Code Administrator on forms provided by the Building Official/Code Administrator.
 
   (b)   All general contractors, builders and/or tradesmen shall be required to register on or before April 1 of each year. 
(Ord. 2003-14.  Passed 12-1-03.)
      
   (c)   It shall be unlawful for any contractor to engage in heating, ventilating, and air conditioning work, refrigeration work, electrical work, plumbing work or hydronic work within the City unless the contractor possesses a valid and unexpired Ohio Construction Industry Licensing Board license for the relevant trade, pursuant to Ohio R.C. Chapter 4740.  This license requirement applies to all residential and commercial work covered by residential and commercial contractors covered by the current versions of the Ohio Building Code and the Residential Code of Ohio. 
(Ord. 2014-4.  Passed 6-2-14.)
 
   (d)   It shall be unlawful for any contractor, builder or tradesmen to engage in business within the City of Wauseon unless they shall be covered by a liability bond or insurance policy.
 
   (e)   The Building Official/Code Administrator shall not issue a permit to any contractor, builder or tradesman who fails to meet the requirement set forth herein.
 
   (f)   These provisions shall not apply to the owner of a property who may carry on any of the work governed by this Code without certificate of registration provided the owner shall obtain all other valid permits and shall be subject to inspections as required by this Code.
(Ord. 2003-14.  Passed 12-1-03; Ord. 2014-4.  Passed 6-2-14.)