Contractors

Starting in January 2018 the Town of Bennett will be starting contractor licensing and registration. With new growth in Bennett, this will aid in protecting our residents, business owners and community from unlicensed and/or unskilled contractors. 

Contractor License and Registration Classes: 
 
CLASS A – ($75.00) Authorized to build all construction types including buildings taller than 3 stories.  A contractor must carry the equivalent license in another Colorado Jurisdiction.  (If a contractor does sub-contract trades as well they must get corresponding registration.)   CLASS B – ($50.00) Authorized to build commercial and residential construction of types II, IV, or V construction.  Buildings may not by any taller than 3 stories.  Excludes construction of educational, institutional or hazardous occupancies. The contractor must carry equivalent license in another Colorado Jurisdiction. 
 
CLASS C – ($25.00) Authorized for Residential construction, (not taller than 3 stories). Accessory Structures and ReModels.  Also includes the construction of one and two-family homes. The contractor must carry equivalent license in another Colorado Jurisdiction. 
 
CLASS D – ($25.00) Includes: all sub-contractors/trades not listed on another registration/license.  Examples are Mechanical, Roofers, Framers, Fire Protection (without plumber), Fences, Windows, Siding, and Lawn Sprinklers.  The contractor must carry ICC Certification or License from another Jurisdiction that does Contractor Testing. 
 
ROW- ($25.00) Able to do work in the public right of way including: Grading, Infrastructure, Utility, Sewer, Water and Dirt Work.  The contractor must carry equivalent license in another Colorado Jurisdiction. 
 
PLUMBING- ($75.00, Registration not License) - Must provide Colorado State Master Plumber License and Colorado State Plumbing Contractor License. 
 
ELECTRICAL – (NO FEE, Registration not License) - Must provide Colorado State Master Electric License and Colorado State Electric Contractor License. 
 
Insurance Requirements 

Classes A, B, C, D, Plumbing and Electrical General Liability coverage shall be ($600,000) - General Aggregate and ($300,000) for each occurrence.  Workman Compensation/Employers Liability should be in the amount of ($500,000).  Town of Bennett MUST be listed as a Certificate Holder.

ROW (Right of Way)

General Liability Coverage shall be as follows:  The Permittee shall submit to the Town a Certificate of Insurance (COI) evidencing commercial general liability insurance coverage in an amount not less of $1,000,000 and listing Town of Bennett as Additional Insured. (May go as low as $400,000 for smaller projects with Town of Bennett approval).  Bond may also be required.

Other Needed Documents

  • Filled out Contractor License/Registration Application
  • Required Insurance Information
  • Copies of Valid Licenses/Registrations
  • Lawful Presence Affidavit (with Drivers License)
  • Authorized Individuals Form (if applicable)