Baldwin County

FIND A CONTRACTOR OR GET LICENSED AS A CONTRACTOR:
Alabama General Contractors Board
Alabama Home Builders Licensure Board
Alabama Manufactured Housing Commission
Alabama Electrical Contractors Board
Alabama Heating & Air Conditioning Contractors Board
Alabama Plumbers & Gas Fitters Examining Board

FIND A LICENSED ARCHITECT:
Alabama Board of Architects

FIND A PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER OR LAND SURVEYOR:
Alabama Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors

CONTRACTOR REQUIREMENTS:

Ask to see their licenses!!!

All contractors working in the Baldwin County permitting jurisdiction are required to hold an active State of Alabama business license. For information on how to obtain the required business license, visit the County's Probate Office website at https://baldwincountyal.gov/Government/probate/licenses/business-license.

Contractors who will repair or replace a residential roof with a job valuation (cost of labor & materials) over $2,500.00 are required to hold a home builders roofers license and a $10,000.00 bond. A contractor with an unlimited home builders license is also qualified to repair or replace a residential roof. You may search for licensed residential roofers and home builders on the State of Alabama Home Builders Licensure Board website at https://hblb.alabama.gov/.

Contractors who work with residential structures with a job valuation (cost of labor & materials) over $10,000.00 are required to have a home builders unlimited or limited license. If the work involves more than one trade and/or affects structural integrity, the builder is required to have an unlimited license. You may search for licensed home builders on the State of Alabama Home Builders Licensure Board website at https://hblb.alabama.gov/.

Contractors who work with non-residential structures with a job valuation (cost of labor & materials) of $50,000.00 or more or who construct any swimming pool with a job valuation of $5,000.00 or more are required to have a general contractors license. Subcontractors performing minimum contracts including labor and materials of $50,000 ($5,000 swimming pools) or more under contract to a licensed prime contractor must also be licensed by the General Contractors board. You may search for licensed General Contractors on the Alabama Licensing Board for General Contractors website at https://genconbd.alabama.gov/Law.aspx.

Manufactured Home Installers are required to hold an active Installers license from the Alabama Manufactured Housing Commission

Electrical contractors are required to hold an active Master Electricians license from the Alabama Electrical Contractors Board

Mechanical/HVAC contractors are required to hold an active HVAC license from the Alabama Heating & Air Conditioning Contractors Board.

Plumbing contractors are required to hold an active Master Plumbers license and gas contractors are required to hold an active Master Gas Fitters license from the Alabama Plumbers & Gas Fitters Examining Board.

Although the Baldwin County Building Department does not currently require or issue permits for gas fitting, you must still follow the guidelines of the State of Alabama Plumbers & Gas Fitters Examining Board. Property owners should not perform their own gas fitting work. Gas contractors are required to hold an active Master Gas Fitter license from the Alabama Plumbers & Gas Fitters Examining Board.


FEMA FORMS:

     - Elevation Certificate Form & Instructions
     - LOMA Application & Instructions

BUILDING DEPARTMENT FORMS:

Building Codes & Supplemental Code Adopted by Baldwin County
Roofing Requirements & Inspection Information
Coastal-A-Zone or V-Zone Design Certificate Form
Owner Exemption Form (Owner Acting as Own Contractor) - Residential Construction
Owner Exemption Form (Owner Acting as Contractor) - Non-Residential Construction and Swimming Pools
Authorized Agent Form
FEMA Individual Assistance Website

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