§ 1106-3. General  

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  • (a) The purpose of this chapter is to provide minimum qualification standards for the herein defined areas of construction-related contracting within the corporate limits by requiring that such specific areas of contracting herein regulated will be performed under the supervision, direction and control of registered contractors for the protection of life, limb, health, property and for the safety and welfare of the general public and the owners and occupants of all buildings and structures.

    (b) The provisions of this chapter for contractor registration apply to the permitted construction, addition, prefabrication, alteration, repair, demolition, maintenance, new construction, maintenance, repair, replacement, remodeling, alteration, conversion, modernization and improvement of all types of any appurtenance, building, structure or site, or a portion thereof or associated therewith, including the building service equipment associated therewith, that is either governed or regulated by the Cincinnati Building Code (CBC) or the Ohio Building Code (OBC).

    (c) For the purpose of this chapter, an architect, professional engineer, or any other such person who is required by Chapter 4703 or Chapter 4733 of the Ohio Revised Code to attain standards of competency or experience as a prerequisite to engaging in such profession is considered a professional service provider. When such an individual is acting exclusively within the scope of the profession for which they are either licensed or registered pursuant to such law, they are exempted from registration as a contractor.

(Ordained by Ord. No. 0406-2007, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 2008)