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(a) Registration Certificate Required. No person shall engage in the business of, or act in the capacity of, a residential builder and/or residential maintenance and alteration contractor, in the City, without first obtaining a registration certificate therefor from the Building Official.
(b) State License Required. No building registration certificate shall be issued to any person unless such person is licensed as a residential builder and/or residential maintenance and alteration contractor by the State Department of Licensing and Regulation pursuant to Act 383 of the Public Acts of 1965, as amended. Such registration certificate, when issued, shall specify the particular crafts and trades for which the applicant has qualified.
(c) Application for Registration. Applicants for registration shall file a written sworn application on forms furnished by the Building Official.
(d) Issuance of Certificates. The Building Official, upon proper application and proof of a State license, may issue a residential builder's or residential maintenance and alteration contractor's registration certificate to any applicant who qualifies for the same.
(e) Fees; Effective Period of Certificates. The fees for a residential builder's registration certificate and for a residential maintenance and alteration contractor's registration certificate shall be as set forth in Chapter 210 of the Administration Code, which sums shall be payable to the City Treasurer. Each certificate shall be issued for a period of three years or shall expire on the expiration date of the applicant's State license, whichever date comes first.
(f) Revocation or Suspension of Certificates. The Building Official may revoke or suspend any registration certificate issued under this section upon revocation or suspension of the registrant's State license, or for any of the reasons a license may be revoked or suspended under Act 383 of the Public Acts of 1965, as amended.
(Ord. 39. Passed 10-15-74.)