To obtain a Contractor License in Alabama you should apply to the Alabama Board for General Contractors. There are 2 main types of licenses you can have:
As it is defined by the Alabama Board for General Contractors a general contractor is the one who:
Moreover, the cost of the undertaking job should be fifty thousand dollars ($50,000) or more. The general contractor shall be deemed and held to have engaged in the business of general contracting in the State of Alabama.
Moreover, the cost of the undertaking job should exceed five thousand dollars ($5,000). So, the general contractor shall be deemed and held to have engaged in the business of general contracting in the State of Alabama.
Moreover, the cost of the undertaking job should be fifty thousand dollars ($50,000) or more.
According to your work experience and abilities, you can apply either for one of the major classifications or sub-classifications.
Shall include the construction of building structures, including modifications thereof or additions thereto, intended for use for shelter, protection, comfort, or convenience. Building construction shall include the excavation and foundations for buildings and work incidental thereto.
Shall include the construction of building structures, including modifications thereof, that do not exceed three stories in height, and any roof structure or component of such structure does not exceed fifty feet in height, which are intended for use for shelter, protection, comfort, or convenience.
In addition to the above BCU4 shall include the construction of building structures, including modifications thereof exceeding three stories in height on projects but only under the direction and supervision of a General contractor or Construction Manager licensed under Building Construction.
That is to say, this license shall include the construction of roads, streets, guardrails, fences, parkways, parking areas, bridges, grading, drainage, and all other types incidental thereto.
That is to say, this license shall include clearing, grubbing, paving, curbs, gutters, walks, alleys, driveways, sewer projects, water projects, gas projects, electric projects, telephone projects and work incidental thereto.
That is to say, this license shall include the construction of railroads, bridges, foundations, pile driving, cofferdams, tunnels, drainage projects, irrigation projects, hydro-electric development, transmission lines, pipelines, marine construction, runways, and any other work incidental to the above types.
To clarify, this is defined as any work in connection with construction, erection, alteration, modifications, or additions requiring special skills and/or trades or crafts for any particular part of the work, and work incidental thereto.
In this case, the contractor provides solutions like earthwork fencing and others.
In this case, the contractor provides solutions and solves the problems like structural concrete erection, foundations, reinforcing steel, precast and prestressed concrete installation, and others.
That is to say, it covers masonry work common to the construction industry including restoration.
In this case, the contractor constructs metal buildings including site-work, concrete, masonry, foundations, metal structural framing, insulation, and metal siding and roofing.
That is to say, it covers framing, finish carpentry, millwork, and other carpentry.
That is to say, it covers activities and solutions connected with the roofing and sheet metal, sheet metal and metal siding, metal building erection, insulation, exterior insulation, and finish systems sprayed-on fireproofing, joint sealers, and others.
In this case, the contractor selects, cuts, assembles, and/or installs all makes and kinds of glass, glasswork, mirrored glass, and glass substitute materials. As well as, constructs and installs glass windows and doors, hardware glazed curtain walls, etc.
It covers activities and solutions connected with the painting and wall coverings, special coatings and waterproofing sandblasting, terrazzo, hard tile and stone, carpet and resilient tile, lath and plaster, drywall and metal studs, acoustical treatments and insulation, etc.
In this case, it involves the use of specialized building trades or crafts and other building accessories.
Installs kitchen equipment, theater and stage millwright, etc.
Covers furniture installation, millwork, and casework, window treatments, auditorium and theater seating bleachers installation, etc.
It covers pre-engineered metal buildings conveying, installs, and repairing elevators and escalators handicap lifts.
Covers heating, ventilating, and air conditioning systems installation and repairing, plumbing, refrigeration, fire protection system, pollution controlling systems installation and repairing, industrial pipework and insulation, boiler and refractory construction maintenance and repair.
This sub-classification has two types of licenses. Each is for the services connected with high voltage and low voltage electricity.
Performs the complete demolition of a structure.
You may apply for the specialty of Environmental or may request specific sub-classifications such as environmental Remediation Abatement, Reclamation, POL Dispensing System Landfills.
Provides solutions after contamination, or is involved in building projects. Environmental contractors are knowledgeable about sustainable building practices, green construction, and how to clean up a piece of land that is unsafe for construction or use. They could also advise on the prevention of contamination or environmental dangers.
This sub-classification includes solutions and services connected with: