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Contractor's License

Anyone who engages in business as a general contractor or a specialty contractor in the City (and Warren County) must first obtain a contractor license from the Contractors Licensing Board.

A "general contractor" refers to a contractor whose business operations require the use of more than two unrelated building trades or crafts that the contractor supervises or performs. This may include construction, remodeling, repair or improvement of commercial, industrial and residential buildings or other structures, sidewalks, or street pavement.

A "specialty contractor" refers to any person providing special skills involving the use of specialized building trades or crafts. Electricians and plumbers are included in this category. 

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To obtain a license, a contractor may be required to provide information such as: evidence of financial stability; proof of liability insurance and compliance with Kentucky’s unemployment insurance and workers’ compensation laws; proof of compliance with other specialty craft laws and regulations; local, state, and federal tax numbers; references from past  clients or past employers; and proof of compliance with local, state, and federal laws and regulations such as a City business license.

For more information, contact the Contractors Licensing Board.


If I am interested, who do I contact...

Contractors Licensing Board, 1141 State St., (270) 781-3530

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