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Old 02-27-2009, 03:16 PM  
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If you are in need of, or ever thought about getting your california contractors license... I can help.

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Old 03-05-2009, 07:34 PM  
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It is a bit ridiculous here. Five hundred is awful low as a limit for unlicensed work. At least the weather is nice.


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For a while there I was thinking that I was living in Seattle again!
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You must have a California contractors license when total cost for the project (including all of the contractors) exceeds $500. My friend got cited eventhough his contract was under $500.
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You must have a California contractors license when total cost for the project (including all of the contractors) exceeds $500. My friend got cited eventhough his contract was under $500.
Are you serious? how can you perform work under $500 if you don't know how much other contractors charged your customer. It is not fair.
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Are you serious? how can you perform work under $500 if you don't know how much other contractors charged your customer. It is not fair.
Welcome to the site: this is a really old post but I think he ment all the different contractors like framing, plumbing and elect. etc. All working on one site.
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You must have a California contractors license when total cost for the project (including all of the contractors) exceeds $500. My friend got cited eventhough his contract was under $500.
What was the citation for? Perhaps the cslb thought the cost of the project was under valued and they believed the unlicensed contractor was trying to evade the license requirement.
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No. They specifically gave him citation because he was working for an owner builder and all of the work combined on the project was over $500, but his part was under $500. I think that they are trying to make it harder for owners/builders to split big projects into $500. On the other hand, it is super difficult to prove your self-employed experience in order to get a license.

Even though they give out citations and perform sting operations, unlicensed contractors still take a risk because it is difficult to abide by rules of CSLB.


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