All contractors must be registered in order to conduct business in Moffat County,
Colorado. No permits will be issued to anyone not registered.
Contractor : A contractor is any person, firm, partnership or combination thereof who
performs work or services for which he or she expects to be paid or in any other way
profit financially from their endeavors.
Homeowners need not be registered in order to obtain a Building Permit for work done on
their own residence. However, a homeowner can only be issued a permit of the same
type every thirty-six (36) months.
There are five designations in the County Registry: 1. GC-General Contractor-can build
without limitations. 2. LC-Limited Contractor-has limitations placed on them by the
County Building Department, based on their experience level. 3. RC-Restricted
Contractor-a person holding this type of designation can only work under the
supervision of a General Contractor for a period of two years, after which he may apply
for a Limited Contractor designation. 4. SP-Specialty Contractor-this is for contractors
who have a specialty such as roofing, concrete or painting and drywall, etc. 5. PMPlumbing
Application and Renewal Fees
Applications must be completed and returned, along with any other supporting
documents related to experience (copies of other licenses held, etc.). A $60.00
non-refundable application and annual registration fee must be included with
submittal of applications. A contractor in good standing and who renewal
application and fee are returned on or before the due date will be offered the
opportunity to elect a three year renewal for $100.00, a savings of $80.00. If
registration is revoked, suspended or expired, an additional reinstatement fee of
$60.00 will be assessed.
Prior to registration with the County, a Certificate of Liability Insurance and
Workers Compensation (if you have employees) must be submitted. Coverage to
be $500,000 combined single limit. These documents must include the policy
number, name of agent and company, effective date, together with a statement and
a copy of an endorsement on said policy requiring that the Building
Department be notified (in writing) if it becomes necessary to cancel policy or
policies for any reasons.
Any license in good standing already held with another jurisdiction or entity will be
accepted in lieu of the usual requirements for proof of experience.
A minimum of four (4) years experience in your trade or profession is required.
You must be able to provide supporting documents to verify experience, such as
technical or formal training, letters from former customers, supervisors,
contractors, building officials, or Union Apprenticeships. These documents must be
completed by a responsible and qualified individual with direct knowledge of the
work performed. A minimum of three letters of reference from people who can verify
your work is also required.
Registration by Examination
In the event that an applicant cannot verify his or her experience the Building
Official may require applicant take an examination to verify suitable knowledge.
An additional charge of $50.00 will be
After meeting all requirements for registration, a registration card will be issued by the
To obtain any necessary permits before commencing work.
Call for appropriate inspections in a timely manner (24 hours advance notice).
To carry and present registration card upon request of the Building Official or
To complete all work authorized by the permit unless good cause can be
To perform work contracted without substantial departure or disregard of
drawings and/or specifications, unless such changes are approved by the
To meet all the requirements set forth herein.
The building official may suspend or revoke a contractor's registration as provided for in the section.
A contractor's registration may be suspended or revoked for the following Reasons:
Violation of any provision of the Building Code. This includes agents and Employees of registered contractors.
Founded written complaints from the public for failure to complete contracted work: violation of existing building codes: work performed which is determined to be sub-standard by the building official; or work which demonstrates a general lack of knowledge or ability in the registered field of work.
Failure to carry and/or maintain required liability and workers Compensation insurance. Failure to obtain and maintain required State licenses. Failure to renew application and or submit fee by posted deadline. In which case an additional $60.00 reinstatement fee will be added.
Any conduct constituting fraud or misrepresentation in or connected with any activity or activities relating to building.
Failure to fulfill any and all of the duties and responsibilities as specified herein.
Any person who believes that a registered contractor failed to properly conduct his/her contract within the terms and conditions of the Moffat County Regulations has the right to file a complaint with the Building Department.
After reviewing the complaint from the public or upon otherwise becoming aware of an alleged violation or grounds for revocation or suspension of the contractor's registration, the Building Department shall determine if grounds for revocation or a suspension of the registration exists. The building official shall determine which of the following action steps are appropriate:
Q A letter of suspension or revocation may be sent to the
Contractor by certified mail, return receipt requested, explaining the violation(s). If contested, the contractor shall respond in writing to the Building Department within thirty days, stating
whether or not he requested an appeal to the Board of Appeals.
In the event of an appeal the contractor shall be notified by certified mail, return receipt requested, at least to days prior to
the hearing, stating the date, time and place of the hearing.
t The Building official may refer the matter directly to the Board of Appeals for a decision. The contractor shall have the right to
appear before the Board of Appeals and shall be notified by certified mail, return receipt requested, at least to days prior to
the hearing, stating the date, time and place of the hearing.
In the event of a suspension of the registration, the building official or the Board of Appeals shall determine the time period. At the end of the suspension period the contractor's license shall automatically be reinstated, provided other conditions for the registration are met.
In the event of suspension of the registration, the suspension shall remain in effect until the next anniversary date for renewal of registration, or other time frame that the Building Official shall deem appropriate.
Revocation can be from 1 to 3 years under normal circumstances or may be made permanent by a decision of the Board of Appeals.
$60.00 one year
$160.00 (3) years
Test fee if required
On or before due date
$100.00 (3) years
After due date but within
A 30 day grace period
$75.00 No option for 3 year renewal
Additional Reinstatement fee
In the event of expired,
Revoked or suspended reg.
Note: The three (3) year registration option is only available at the time of the original application or upon renewal if it is submitted on or before the due date.
TYPE OR PRINT LEGIBLY IN INK
5.List Personnel: If an individual, list OWNER; if a partnership, list All PARTNERS; list MANAGING EMPLOYEE(S)
7. If claiming apprenticeship training, complete this section and submit a copy of your apprenticeship certificate
Date of Completion:
8. If claiming training or education in lieu of experience, complete this section and submit a copy of college transcripts.
9. Describe in detail experience in classification you are requesting. Include any references who can verify your experience
such as companies or individuals you have done work for, other Contractors, Building Inspectors, Architects, Engineers. Please supply
complete mailing addresses, phone numbers and/or fax numbers for all references listed.
List most recent experience first
Employer name and Period of employment
10. The following questions pertain to all listed personnel. Each question must be answered. Affirmative answers must be supported
by a detailed statement.
If yes, list insurance provider and policy number:
A copy of your contractor's liability insurance must accompany this application.
II. List the license type and number of any current or previous contractor's license that the applicant has been listed on.
12. Additional relevant information may be required to verify qualifications and/or experience.
13. IMPORTANT: The following certification must be signed and dated by each person listed on this application.
I certify under penalty of perjury under the laws of the State of Colorado and Moffat County that all statements, answers and
representations in the application, including all supplementary statements attached hereto, are true and accurate to the best of my
knowledge, and that I have reviewed the entire contents of this application. I hereby apply for Registration under the provisions
of Moffat County Contractor Registry.