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Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs:
Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
P.O. Box 30004
Lansing, MI 48909
P.O. Box 30670
Lansing, MI 48909
Asbestos Abatement Contractor License Fee: Type 1 (1-4 Employees) $200 Type 2 (5+ Employees) $400
Application for residential builders or maintenance and alteration contractors license $ 195.00
Residential Builder Company License $195.00
Maintenance & Alteration Contractor Company License $195.00
Application for Journeyman, Master Electrician, Fire Alarm Specialty Technician or Sign Specialist Examination and Licensure:
Journeyman Electrician License $40.00 (104)
Sign Specialist License $40.00
Fire Alarm Specialty Technician License $50.00
Master Electrician License $50.00
Application for Boiler Operator or Stationary Engineer Examination and Registration:
Application Fee (non-refundable) $50.00 (173)
Low Pressure Boiler Operator $80.00
High Pressure Boiler Operator $80.00
3rd Class Stationary Engineer $80.00
2nd Class Stationary Engineer $80.00
1st Class Stationary Engineer $80.00
Application for Journey Plumber/Master Plumber/ Plumbing Contractor Examination & License:
PLUMBING CONTRACTOR LICENSE $300.00 (81)
MASTER PLUMBER LICENSE $300.00 (93)
A master plumber who is also a plumbing contractor is only
responsible for payment of the plumbing contractor initial or
renewal license fee and is not responsible for also paying the
master plumber initial or renewal license fee.
JOURNEY PLUMBER LICENSE $ 40.00 (96)
Application for Mechanical Contractor Examination & Licensing: $300 Fee
A mechanical contractor’s license that is issued under this article is classified and limited as 1 or more of the following:
(a) Hydronic heating and cooling and process piping.
(b) HVAC equipment.
(e) Limited service, heating or refrigeration.
(f) Unlimited service, heating or refrigeration.
(g) Fire suppression.
“Master electrician” means an individual who has the necessary qualifications, training, experience, and technical knowledge to supervise the installation of electrical wiring and equipment in accordance with the standard rules and regulations governing that work.
(c) “Electrical contractor” means a person that is engaged in the business of erecting, installing, altering, repairing, servicing, or maintaining electrical wiring, devices, appliances, or equipment.
(d) “Electrical journeyman” means an individual other than an electrical contractor who, as his or her principal occupation, is engaged in the practical installation or alteration of electrical wiring. An electrical contractor or master electrician may also be an electrical journeyman.
“Master plumber” means an individual who possesses the necessary skills and qualifications to plan and supervise the installation of plumbing and who is licensed as a master plumber.
“Plumbing” means the practice, materials, and fixtures, in or adjacent to a building, structure, or premises, used in the installation, maintenance, extension, or alteration of all piping, fixtures, plumbing appliances, or plumbing appurtenances, as defined in the state construction code, in connection with the sanitary drainage or storm drainage facilities, plumbing venting systems, medical gas systems, backflow preventers, and public or private water supply systems.
(d) “Plumbing contractor” means a licensed master plumber or a person who employs a licensed master plumber full-time to directly supervise the installation of plumbing as his or her representative engaged in the business of plumbing for a fixed sum, price, fee percentage, valuable consideration, or other compensation and who is licensed as a plumbing contractor.
(e) “Electric sign” means fixed, stationary, or portable self-contained, electrically illuminated equipment that has words or symbols designed to convey information or attract attention. Electric sign includes outline lighting. Electric sign does not include those signs that are indoor or outdoor portable applications or recognized holiday residential signs listed with a recognized testing and approval agency and that use a cord cap-110 volt plug as the electrical energizing attachment method.
(f) “Electrical wiring” means all wiring, generating equipment, fixtures, appliances, and appurtenances in connection with the generation, distribution, and utilization of electrical energy, in or on a building, residence, structure, or properties. The term includes service entrance wiring as defined in the Michigan electrical code.
(g) “Fire alarm contractor” means a person that is engaged in the business of erecting, installing, altering, repairing, servicing, or maintaining wiring, devices, appliances, or equipment of a fire alarm system.
(h) “Fire alarm specialty apprentice technician” means an individual other than a fire alarm contractor or a fire alarm specialty technician who is engaged in learning about and assisting in the installation or alteration of fire alarm system wiring and equipment under the direct personal supervision of a fire alarm specialty technician.
(i) “Fire alarm specialty licensure” means licensure as a fire alarm contractor or a fire alarm specialty or apprentice technician.
(j) “Fire alarm specialty technician” means an individual other than a fire alarm contractor who, as his or her principal occupation, is engaged in the design and practical installation or alteration of fire alarm systems. An individual who is a fire alarm contractor may also be a fire alarm specialty technician.
A Residential Builder is a person engaged in the construction of a residential structure or a combination residential and commercial structure who, for a fixed sum, price, fee, percentage, valuable consideration, or other compensation, other than wages for personal labor only, undertakes with another or offers to undertake or purports to have the capacity to undertake with another for the erection, construction, replacement, repair, alteration, or an addition to, subtraction from, improvement, wrecking of, or demolition of, a residential structure or combination residential and commercial structure; a person who manufactures, assembles, constructs, deals in, or distributes a residential or combination residential and commercial structure which is prefabricated, preassembled, precut, packaged, or shell housing; or a person who erects a residential structure or combination residential and commercial structure except for the person’s own use and occupancy on the person’s property.
A Maintenance & Alteration (M&A) Contractor is licensed to perform only specific trades and services and may accept contracts only in the trade(s) or craft(s) for which he or she is licensed. The M & A Contractor’s wall license and pocket card identifies the trades for which the M&A Contractor is licensed. The pocket card contains a letter code that represents the trade or trades in which that M & A Contractor is licensed. The M&A trades and their equivalent letter codes are: Carpentry (A); Concrete (B); Excavation (D); Insulation Work (G); Masonry (I); Painting & Decorating (J); Siding (K); Roofing (M); Screen & Storm Sash (N); Gutters (O); Tile & Marble (P); House Wrecking (R); Swimming Pools (S); and Basement Waterproofing (T).
Residential Maintenance & Alteration Contractor Trades:
The trades, or crafts for a maintenance & alteration contractor are:
- carpentry (A)
- concrete (B)
- excavation (D)
- insulation work(G)
- masonry (I)
- painting and decorating (J)
- siding (K)
- roofing (M)
- screens and storm sash (N)
- gutters (O)
- marble (P)
- house wrecking (R)
- swimming pools (S)
- basement waterproofing (T)
Michigan Department of Environmental Quality:
525 West Allegan Street
P.O. Box 30473
Lansing, MI 48909-7973
FEES: WATER WELL DRILLING CONTRACTOR…….…..$40 (includes 1 drilling machine)
ADDITIONAL WELL DRILLING MACHINE…………$10
PUMP INSTALLATION CONTRACTOR……………$25
Michigan Department of Transportation
State Transportation Building
425 W. Ottawa St.
P.O. Box 30050
Lansing, MI 48909