Walk-In Services at Government Center West (GCW) are available online.
Learn how to access our services from home without travelling to our office.
To access the Building Code Services Application and Forms page or send us an email to BCSDCL@broward.org.
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Florida State Statute 489.127(1)(f):
"No person shall engage in the business or act in the capacity of a contractor or advertise himself or herself or a business organization as available to engage in the business or act in the capacity of a contractor without being duly registered or certified."
Certified Contractor License
A certified contractor may work anywhere in the State of Florida and must be recognized by all local jurisdictions.
Registered Contractor License
A registered contractor may work only in the local geographic area that issued the license.
Broward County Certificate of Competency
A Broward County contractor may work only in Broward County.
A local Business Tax Receipt
A local business tax receipt, formerly known as an occupational license, is only a tax certificate and does not qualify an individual to act as a contractor.
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