Resources for Contractors
Contractors State License Board (CSLB): www.cslb.ca.gov
Construction work $500 and over (material and labor) requires a licensed contractor. Get all the specifics at the CSLB website.
Public Works, Department of Industrial Relations (DIR): www.dir.ca.gov
Publicly-funded work is different from private work. Know the rules and costs before you bid.
Public Works Contractor Registration
Public Works Labor Law
“Skilled and Trained Workforce” requirements are spelled out in Public Contract Code 2600. Requirements include all workers on a job site having provable experience hours and a % of the workers having graduated from an approved Apprenticeship program.
YouTube videos on e-CPR and Registration
Building Standards Commission (BSC)
Energy Code Online Resource Center
State Fire Marshall Wildfire Protection Burning Construction, Wildland Urban interface zone
State Fire Marshall Building Code Interpretations
Americans with Disability Act Access Codes
Code Enforcement: If you have a question about how a city or county enforces a code, ask the Building Department directly. Click here for the CSLB’s list of links to Building Departments throughout the state.
Air Resources Board:www.arb.ca.gov
Information for off-road construction equipment
Information for on-road diesel trucks
Call Before You Dig
Don’t blow up the street or knock out the Internet. 800-227-2600, www.usanorth.org
Fire Sprinkler Fitter/Installer
Acceptance Test Technician for Lighting Controls or Mechanical
Small Business and Disabled Veteran
Lead Paint Repair and Renovation
Porter Law Group has provided free online forms for many construction activities. For Public Works contracts, click here and for Private Contracts, click here.
Valley Contractors Exchange has most contracts available for sale. Home Improvement, Service and Repair, Subcontractors Agreement, Construction Subcontract, Prime Building Contract, Bid Proposal, and many more. Come by the Chico Planroom at 951 E. 8th Street, Chico or give us a call at 530-343-1981.
Training and Professional Resources
American Society of Professional Estimators
Construction Management Association