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The purpose of Contractor Certification is to promote, protect and improve the health, safety and welfare of the citizens of Lake County through a contractor' certification and regulation system; to assure compliance with the State and County construction licensing regulations; and to minimize losses to the public due to unlawful conduct of both certified and uncertified contractors.

Contractors who wish to obtain building permits in Lake County may do so if they hold a State of Florida Certificate of Competency, (State Certified), or are registered with the State (State Registered) through Lake County, or who hold a Lake County local license Certificate of Competency.

A certificate of competency is required for the following trades:

General Contractor Alarm System Contractor I
Building Contractor Alarm System Contractor II
Residential Contractor Low Voltage
Master Electrical Contractor Aluminum Specialties Contractor
Master Plumbing/gas Contractor Burglar Alarm and Fire Alarm
Mechanical Contractor Carpentry Contractor
Class A Air Conditioning Contractor Concrete Contractor
Class B Air Conditioning Contractor Irrigation/Sprinkler Contractor
Roofing Contractor Masonry Contractor
Sheet Metal Contractor Marine Contractor
Commercial Pool/Spa Contractor Sign Contractor, Electrical
Residential Pool/Spa Contractor Stucco/plastering
Swimming Pool Maintenance & Repair Contractor Vinyl Contractor
Underground Utility Excavation Contractor Solar Contractor


For more information, call the Building Division at (352) 343-9653.

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