Vermont Contractor Licenses

Contractors need to be certified to do asbestos or lead abatement and licensed to do electrical or plumbing work.

Contractor License Lookup in Vermont

Where do you go when you want to lookup the license of a contractor in Vermont? To find out if an electrician or plumber is licensed call (802) 479-7561. For a list of licensed electricians, licensed plumbers or other certified profesionals, click on http://firesafety.vermont.gov/building_trades.


Electrician’s Licenses

You’ll need a license to work as an electrician in Vermont. To get information on the requirements to be a Licensed Electrician in the state of Vermont, check out this site: http://firesafety.vermont.gov/professions/electrical.

State Electricians Licensing Board
1311 US Route 302 B Berlin
Suite 600
Barre, VT 05641-2351
(802)  479-7561

Information for taking the Electrician’s exam is available from the International Code Council: http://www2.iccsafe.org/contractor/booklets/Vermont_booklet.pdf.

International Code Council
900 Montclair Road
Birmingham, AL 35213
(877) 783-3926
http://www2.iccsafe.org

 

Recommended Reading for the Electrical Exams


National Electrical Code

State of Vermont Electricians’ Licensing Board Rules, Department of Labor and Industry, Electricians’ Licensing Board, Montpelier, VT 05620-3401

Type-S Journeyman Exam

National Electrical Code

State of Vermont Electricians’ Licensing Board Rules, Department of Labor and Industry, Electricians’ Licensing Board, Montpelier, VT 05620-3401

Electricians’ Licensing and Electrical Installation Laws and Board Rules, 26 V.S.A. Chapter 15, Department of Labor and Industry, State Electricians’ Licensing Board, Montpelier, VT 05620-3401

American Electrician’s Handbook, McGraw-Hill Book Company

National Fire Alarm Code, National Fire Protection Association, 1 Batterymarch Park, P.O. Box 9101, Quincy, MA 02269

You can get these books from:

Builders’ Book Depot
1033 Jefferson, Suite 500
Phoenix, AZ 85034
(800) 284-3434
http://www.buildersbookdepot.com/


Plumber’s Licenses

Unless you do plumbing work just on your own property or a few other special situations, you’ll need a license to work in Vermont. To get information on these exceptions and an application check out this site:http://firesafety.vermont.gov/professions/plumbing.

State Plumbers Licensing Board
Department of Labor and Industry
National Life Bldg., Drawer 20
Montpelier, VT 05620-3401
(802) 828-2107

Information for taking the Electrician’s exam is available from the International Code Council: http://www2.iccsafe.org/contractor/booklets/Vermont_booklet.pdf.

International Code Council
900 Montclair Road
Birmingham, AL 35213
(877) 783-3926
http://www2.iccsafe.org

 

Recommended Reading for the Plumbing Exams


BOCA National Plumbing Code, Building Officials and Code Administrators Int. Inc.

State of Vermont Plumber’s Licensing Board Rules, Department of Labor and Industry, Plumber’s Licensing Board

Plumbing, L.V. Ripka, American Technical Publishers, Inc.

Water Processing for Home, Farm and Business, West McGowan, Water Quality Association

VOSHA Safety and Health Standards for Construction, 29 CFR 1926 sub-part P “excavations”


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