§ 1106-5. OCILB Licensed Specialty Contractor Registration Required  

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  • No person or entity shall undertake or perform work requiring a permit of any Ohio Construction Industry Licensing Board (OCILB) licensed specialty contractor, as defined by Chapter 4740 and § 715.27(F) of the Ohio Revised Code, within the corporate limits without first obtaining an OCILB licensed specialty contractor registration from the chief building official. Such work within the corporation limits shall only be transacted by an OCILB licensed specialty contractor duly registered by the department of planning and buildings, buildings and inspections division or as otherwise permitted by local, state or federal law or regulation.

    In addition, it shall be unlawful for any person other than an owner, officer, partner, or employee of an OCILB licensed specialty contractor, to represent or advertise him or herself, for or without compensation, either publicly or privately, as being ready, willing or able to contract to undertake or offer to undertake, to plan for, lay out, supervise, install and/or make additions, alterations or repairs in or for the building service equipment installation of any electrical, plumbing, heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC), refrigeration or hydronics system in any building or structure governed by the CBC, unless such work will be performed under the direction, supervision and authority of a duly registered OCILB licensed specialty contractor as required by this section.

    No OCILB licensed specialty contractor registration shall be required of any person when acting in the particular capacity or particular type of transaction set forth in this subsection as follows:

    (1) A tradesperson who performs labor or services for a department-registered OCILB specialty contractor for wages, salary, or compensation of any type, manner or form provided such person is a direct employee or a legally leased tradesperson under the direct supervision of the registered OCILB licensed specialty contractor;

    (2) Any retail clerk, clerical, administrative, or other employee of a department-registered OCILB specialty contractor, as to a transaction on the premises of the contractor.

(Ordained by Ord. No. 0406-2007, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 2008; a. Ord. No. 0032-2008, § 1, eff. March 7, 2008; a. Ord. No. 020-2010, § 7, eff. Feb. 27, 2010)