Contractor Licensing

Contractor Requirements


Contractor Requirements


Solar Thermal Licensing


A Solar Thermal License is required to purchase permits for Solar Thermal projects. The license fee is $125 annually. 
 


Sign Contractor Licenses

The City of Dubuque issues annual licenses to Contractors who want to install signs within the City of Dubuque, the license fee is $150 annually.
Sign Contractor Application Form  

General Contractors Registration and License


All general (construction) Contractors are required to be registered with the State of Iowa.
For more information on how to obtain this registration contact: Iowa Work Force Development Labor Division
 


Electrical Contractors Registration and License


Effective January 1, 2008, the State of Iowa Department of Public Safety provides a statewide licensing program for electricians.

Plumbing Contractors Registration and License

Plumbing Contractors must be registered with the Iowa Department of Public Health and obtain an annual license to perform work within the State of Iowa.

Mechanical Contractors Registration and License


Mechanical Contractors must be registered with the Iowa Department of Public Health and obtain an annual license to perform work within the State of Iowa.
 
 


Fire Sprinkler and Fire Alarm Contractors


The State of Iowa Fire Marshal's Office provides a mandatory certification program for fire alarm system contractors. 
The State of Iowa Fire Marshal's Office provides a mandatory certification program for fire extinguishing system contractors. 
For more information, please contact the State Fire Marshal's Office at 515.281.5821.