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Virginia Administrative Code
10/21/2020

18VAC50. Board for Contractors

VAC AGENCY NO. 50

AGENCY SUMMARY

The Board for Contractors is a separate agency within the Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation. The director of the department acts as the board's secretary and administrative officer. Code of Virginia, Title 54.1, Chapter 3. See the summary for the department for the powers and duties applicable to all regulatory boards. Code of Virginia, Title 54.1, Chapter 2.

The board is authorized to license contractors, tradesmen, gas fitters, backflow prevention device workers, elevator mechanics, water well system providers, automatic fire sprinkler inspectors, and residential building energy analysts and firms; to set standards for licensure and professional conduct; and to promulgate regulations for those purposes. The board may adopt regulations requiring certain residential contractors to use legible written contracts. Code of Virginia, Title 54.1, Chapter 11, Articles 1, 3, 4, and 5.

The board also administers the Virginia Contractor Transaction Recovery Fund for recovery of unsatisfied final judgments against licensed contractors. Code of Virginia, Title 54.1, Chapter 11, Article 2.

Regulations are available from the board’s office at 9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 400, Richmond, VA 23233. Internet address: http://www.dpor.virginia.gov/Boards/Contractors

Rev. 08/2019

 

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