Arapahoe County is proposing changes to the contractor licensing program that would clarify license types, align licenses with the International Code certification guidelines. and change when a license expires.
The Building division within Public Works and Development welcomes comments from the public on the proposed changes through July 25.
The proposal clarifies the differences between Class A, B, C and D licenses:
The proposal also would see licenses expire one year from the date of renewal or issuance, rather than expiring on Dec. 31 of every year, as they do now. This would also eliminate the need to prorate fees for licenses that do not cover a full year or cover more than one full year.
While fee rates are not increasing, some contractors may see a change in their fee amount if they move to a new license category. Examples of changes to expect depend upon the work being performed by a contractor, and they include:
The entire proposal is available online. Comments or concerns on the proposed changes can be emailed to PWDBuildingSupport@arapahoegov.com by July 25.