It shall be unlawful for any individual proprietorship, partnership, firm or corporation who is in the business of:
- asphalt or concrete paving
- new siding installation
- 'spec home' building
- tree-cutting or trimming
- drywall installation
- underground sprinkler system installation
- landscaping or
- heating ventilation or air conditioning (HVAC) installations
as defined in Chapter 11-A of the Hot Springs Code of Ordinances, to act in the capacity of a contractor without first being approved by the City of Hot Springs and having had issued to them a valid contractor's license by the Building Official. A property owner may perform work on his/her own property does not need to be licensed.
Types of Contractor Licenses
Class A2: The individual or company that is the General Contractor, Project Administrator or Project Manager in charge of any construction project in excess of $500,000
Class A: The individual or company that is the Genral Contractor, Project Administrator or Project Manager in charge of any construction project up to $500,000
Class B: A construction contractor for a construction project that does not exceed $35,000 in total valuation OR a sub-contractor on a construction project who's part or portion contracted for does not exceed 25% of the total valuation of the project
Class C: An individual or company for hire to provide services of a paving contractor, dry wall/sheetrock contractor, HVAC contractor, underground sprinkler system contractor, tree service contractor or landscape contractor
Class TC: Trenching contractor [Section 22-20 of the HS Code of Ordinances] Defined as persons trenching or excavating in public right-of-ways (streets, alleys or other public places) are required to have a valid Hot Springs Trenching Contractor's License.