What is the Registration Process?
As prescribed by Chapter 150.140-150.146 of the codified ordinances of the City of Dublin, building trade contractors and subcontractors are required to obtain a Contractor’s Registration prior to commencing work in the City. The following contractors do not need to register: Masonry, structural, carpentry, insulation, roofing, drywall, painting, and flooring.
The Contract’s Certificate of Liability Insurance demonstrating a minimum combined bodily and property damage coverage in the amount of $300,000.00 and showing the City of Dublin, 5200 Emerald Parkway, Dublin, OH 43017, as a certificate holder shall be submitted with the application and maintained in full force and effect. A copy of any policy changes, including renewal, shall be forwarded to Building Standards throughout the term of the Registration.
A copy of the current qualification certificate issued by the State of Ohio shall be submitted with this application if such a certificate is required to perform work in said trade (i.e. Electrical, HVAC, Fire Protection, Plumbing, etc.)
The Certificate of Liability Insurance and any qualification Certificates must be kept current for the registration to remain valid.
Proof of Bonding is only required for Sign Contractors.
Proof of Bonding (Sign Contractors Only) – a registered sign contractor shall maintain a $10,000 bond for a year as described in Zoning Code Section 153.162(F), to be applied against any building mounted or ground sign the sign contractor constructs, installs, alerts, relocates, or maintatins.
Fee Amount: $70.00 expires one-year from the date of the application.
All registrations expire one-year from the date of the application and must be renewed if projects continue into the New Year. The undersigned agrees to comply with all applicable building codes and the Codified Ordinances of the City of Dublin.
Which Contractors Must Register?
- General Contractors (including decks, basements, home builders, remodel/home improvement, swimming pools, and fences)
- Mechanicals (including electric, HVAC, fire-protection, plumbing)
- Structural (framing)
Contractors which are exempt from Registration: (Not required to register in Dublin)