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Fees, Insurance and Sales Tax Requirements#


Type Fee
Framing Exam Fee: $ 75.00
Framing Re-exam Fee: $ 50.00
Application fee for all licenses: $ 75.00
Biennial license fee for all licenses/registrations: $200.00
Biennial supervisor certificate fee (not applicable for Electrical or Plumbing registrations): $ 25.00


All laws relating to safety of employees and the public shall be observed at all times by any contractor or exempt specialized trade subcontractor. Every such contractor or exempt specialized trade subcontractor shall maintain workers' compensation insurance as required by state law, and general liability insurance in the minimum amounts as follows: one million dollars ($1,000,000) per person, two million dollars ($2,000,000) per accident and two million dollars ($2,000,000) per accident involving public property.

Sales/Use Tax License Requirements:#

All contractors are required to obtain a City Sales/Use Tax license prior to working in the City of Fort Collins. There is no charge for this license. See forms for a downloadable application which should be submitted along with all other paperwork. A contractor's license application will be considered incomplete if a Sales/Use Tax license application is not submitted.