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License Definitions

Building

Type Code Description
B-A RBC203.2 BUILDING CONTRACTOR A (GENERAL COMMERCIAL)
B-A-1 RBC203.2.1 BUILDING CONTRACTOR A-1 This license shall entitle the holder to contract for the construction, alteration and repair of any type or size of structure permitted by this Code.
B-A-2 RBC203.2.2 BUILDING CONTRACTOR A-2 This license shall entitle the holder to contract for the construction, alteration and repair of any type occupancy classification allowed by this Code, with the exception of Group A, E, and I occupancies exceeding thirty-thousand (30,000) square feet in total building floor area or any building that requires Type I construction.
B-B RBC203.3 BUILDING CONTRACTOR B (LIMITED COMMERCIAL)
B-B-1 RBC203.3.1 BUILDING CONTRACTOR B-1 This license shall entitle the holder to contract for the construction, alteration and repair of any type of occupancy classification allowed by this by this Code, with the exception of Group A, E, I or H occupancies or any building that requires Type I construction.
B-B-2 RBC203.3.2 BUILDING CONTRACTOR B-2 This license shall entitle the holder to contract for nonstructural remodeling in all occupancies, with the exception of Group A, E, I or H occupancies or any building that requires Type I construction. Further, this license shall entitle the holder to contract for any work authorized under a Building Contractor C license, the construction alteration and repair of any Group B, F, M or S occupancies not more than one (1) story in height and not more than seven-thousand five-hundred (7,500) square feet in total building floor area, and the construction, alteration or repair of any Group R occupancies not more than sixteen (16) units and not more than two (2) stories in height.
B-C RBC203.4 BUILDING CONTRACTOR C (HOME BUILDER) This license shall entitle the holder to contract for the construction, alteration and repair of one- and two-family dwellings not more than three (3) stories in height and their accessory structures. Further, this license shall entitle the holder to construct, alter and repair Group R-2 occupancies of not more than eight(8) units and not more than two (2) stories in height. When in the opinion of the Building Official the work to be performed is minor and does not affect the structure or safety of the building, the holder of this license may also contract for nonstructural repair and remodeling of all buildings with the exception of Group A, E, I, and H occupancies, or buildings that require Type I construction.
B-D RBC203.5 BUILDING CONTRACTOR D (SPECIALTY) This license shall be issued by the Board of Review to those engaged in contracting as other than a Building Contractor A,B, or C as licensed in this Code. for labor or for labor and material involving only a single trade, to include but not be limited to: foundation repair, masonry, retaining occupancies of not more than eight(8) units and not more than two (2) stories in height. When in the walls, roofing, sideing, stucco, glazing, and swimming pools; and also those specifically designated below.
B-D-2A RBC203.5.2 Wrecking Contractor D-2A The examinee must have a minimum of four (4) years experience in wrecking. This contractor may any building.
B-D-4 RBC203.5.4 Moving Contractor D-4 This license shall entitle the holder to contract for the moving of buildings and structures along the roads and streets within the jurisdiction.
B-D-5A RBC203.5.5 Sign Contractor D-5A This license shall entitle the holder to contract for the erection, enlargement, moving and maintenance, or removal of all signs governed under this Code. A Building Contractor A or B may also perform the functions of a Sign Contractor D-5A.

Mechanical

Type Code Description
H-A RBC204.2.1 Mechanical Contractor A (Commercial) This license shall authorize the holder to obtain permits for and perform the installation, replacement or service and repair of gas piping, heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems in any type or size of structure permitted by this Code. Employees of the contractor shall also be appropriately licensed to install, replace, service and repair these systems and equipment.
H-B RBC204.2.2 Mechanical Contractor B (Residential) This license shall authorize the holder to obtain permits for and perform the installation, replacement or service and repair of gas piping, heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems in one- and two- family dwellings and accessory structures of not more than three (3) stories in height. Employees of the contractor shall also be appropriately licensed to install, replace, service and repair these systems and equipment.
H-C RBC204.2.3 Mechanical Contractor C (Specialty) This license shall be issued by the Board of Review to those engaged in contracting as other than a Mechanical Contractor A or B and licensed in this Code for labor or for labor and material involving only one trade. These contractors shall be further classified into one of the following specialty categories.
H-C-1 Gas Piping Contractor This license shall authorize the holder to obtain permits for and perform the installation, replacement or service and repair of gas piping systems and the installation, replacement or service and repair of gas appliances not connected to duct systems. Employees of the contractor shall also be appropriately licensed to install, replace, service and repair these systems and equipment.
H-C-2 Commercial Refrigeration Contractor This license shall authorize the holder to obtain permits for and perform the installation, replacement or service and repair of commercial refrigeration systems. Employees of the contractor shall also be appropriately licensed to install, replace, service and repair these systems and equipment.
H-C-3 Residential Maintenance/Repair and Replacement Contractor This license shall authorize the holder to obtain permits for and perform the installation, replacement or service and repair of heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems on existing systems in one- and two-family dwellings and accessory structures of not more than three (3) stories in height. Employees of the contractor shall also be licensed to install, replace, service and repair these systems and equipment.
H-D RBC204.2.4 Mechanical Contractor D (Manufactured Buildings) This license shall authorize the holder to obtain permits for and perform the installation of Manufactured Buildings regulated in accordance with Section RBC309 of this Code as well as perform the installation, replacement, or service and repair of gas piping, heating, ventilating, and air conditioning systems in these structures. Employees of the contractor shall also be appropriately licensed to install, replace, service and repair these systems and equipment.

Electrical

Type Code Description
E-A RBC206.1 ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR - COLORADO LICENSE REQUIRED No license other than a duly issued Colorado electrical contractor's license shall be required; however, Colorado licensed electrical contractors shall register with the Building Department.

Plumbing

Type Code Description
P-A RBC205.2.4 State Master Plumber's License A plumbing contractor holding a State master plumber's license and registered in this jurisdiction may obtain permits to install any of the above listed items without a separate license.

Fire

B-D-7A RBC207.4.3 Fire Suppression Contractor A All F.S.C-A contractors shall substantiate minimum of five (5) years experience. Experience shall be in all work areas relating to Fire Suppression Class A systems as may be required by the Fire Board of Appeals. In addition, all F.S.C-A contractors shall provide proof of employment of at least one RME through demonstration of appropriate certification or registration, as well as a letter certifying permanent employment of that individual with the company, corporation or similar entity. Upone presentation of this information, in addition to compliance with Section RBC201 of this Code, the contractor shall receive a F.S.C-A license. Contractors holding expired or terminated F.S.C-A licenses may reapply for licensing under this Section.
B-D-8B RBC207.5 Fire Suppression Contractor/Dealer B This license shall authorize the contractor/dealer to install, add to, alter, service, repair and inspect portable fire extinguisher appliances and special hazard fire suppression systems including their necessary control, alarm and detection components, and to perform hydrostatic testing of portable fire extinguisher appliances. The license shall authorize the contractor/dealer to obtain permits from the Fire Authority for the installation, addition to, or alteration of special hazard fire suppression systems and to receive certification for portable fire extinguisher appliance repair and service facilities. Permit requirements shall be in accord with the provisions of the Building Code, Fire Code as may be adopted by the Fire Authority and any local amendments therewith.
B-D-9C RBC207.6 Fire Suppression Contractor/Dealer C This license shall authorize the contractor/dealer to inspect, service, recharge, repair, install and hydrostatically test portable fire extinguisher appliances and receive certification for portable fire extinguisher appliance repair and service facilities.

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