The undersigned affirms that he/she is knowledgeable of the ordinances and regulations in City of Wheat Ridge relative to building & construction within the City and shall at all times perform in compliance with same as a contractor under the class of license hereby applied for:
Building Contractor - Class 1, shall be authorized to perform the following: unlimited building, altering, adding to the structural portions of any building, structure or portion thereof of any type, including all concrete, structural steel and iron, and the demolition of all or any part of a building or structure on a site on which he will build new construction, remodel, alter or repair an existing building or structure.
Building Contractor - Class 2, shall be limited to Type III, IV or V buildings not exceeding three (3) stories and not used for Educational, Institutional or Hazardous occupancies as defined by the building code.
Residential Building Contractor - Class 3, shall be limited to one and two family dwellings and multiple single-family (townhouse) residential structures not exceeding three (3) stories and their accessory structures.
Class 4 is only for licenses not covered under any other type of class listed above. Building Contractor – Class 4, shall be authorized to perform work not otherwise authorized under License classes 1-3 and 5-15. This license shall be required of all subcontractors and trades performing work not authorized by other license classes.
Structure Moving Contractor - Class 6, shall authorize moving of any and all types of buildings or structures. The requirement for license applies to any person so performing in the city on public rights-of-way regardless of points of beginning and destination of the performance. (see section 5-42 for insurance and bond requirements)
Demolition Contractor - Class 7, shall be authorized to perform demolition or wrecking of any building or structure or portion thereof.
Sign Contractor - Class 11, shall be authorized to do the following: fabricating, installing, erection or maintenance of all types of signs. For the purpose of this section, marquees shall not be classified as a sign.
Fire Protection Contractor - Class 12, shall be authorized to do the following:
a. Automatic fire sprinkler systems of all types.
b. Carbon dioxide systems.
c. Standpipe systems and appurtenances.
Electrical Signal Contractor - Class 15, shall be authorized to do the following: installation of fire detection, fire alarm, burglar alarm, pneumatic control and all signaling or control systems where the electrical voltage does not exceed fifty (50) volts. Exception: Authorized and franchised public utility companies.
Plumbing Contractor - Class 8, shall be authorized to do the following: installation of all sanitary plumbing and potable water supply piping and appliances connected thereto, and including gas piping and the complete installation of water heaters, the installation of piping for transmission of chemicals and gases; the installation and removal of backflow prevention devices; the installation of gas ranges, gas dryers and gas refrigerators, steam and hot water heating system, process and industrial piping and related appurtenances which shall include the piping used for the transmission of chemicals and gases, the installation of burners, piping and controls utilizing gas, pipe insulation and low voltage wiring which does not exceed fifty
(50) volts and when such wiring is not enclosed in a conduit or raceway.
Mechanical Contractor - Class 9, shall be authorized to do the following: installation of warm air heating, all ductwork, ventilation and evaporative cooling; the installation of gas piping, burners, venting and controls; and exterior sheet metal; duct isolation; installation of refrigeration systems and appurtenant cooling towers; pipe installation; and low voltage wiring which does not exceed fifty (50) volts and when such wiring is not enclosed in a conduit or raceway.
Roofing Contractor - Class 14, shall be authorized to apply roof covering material to all structures.
Unlicensed contractors are not allowed to pull permits on behalf of a licensed contractor.
Coverage shall include General Liability Insurance in the amount of six hundred thousand ($600,000)- general aggregate and three hundred thousand ($300,000) for each occurrence. The City of Wheat Ridge must be listed as the Certificate holder.
Coverage shall include workers compensation and employer’s liability in the amount of five hundred thousand dollars ($500,000); The City of Wheat Ridge must be listed as the Certificate holder.
Workers Comp Insurance Certificate must have the following listed as CERTIFICATE HOLDER:
City of Wheat Ridge, 7500 W 29th Avenue, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
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Please provide proof of one of the following:
1. Colorado driver’s license or identification card
2. United States military identification or dependent’s identification card
3. United States coast guard merchant mariner card
4. Native American tribal document
I understand that this sworn statement is required by law because I have applied for a public benefit. I understand that state law requires me to provide proof that I am lawfully present in the United States prior to receipt of this public benefit. I further acknowledge that making a false, fictitious, or fraudulent statement or representation in this sworn affidavit is punishable under the criminal laws of Colorado as perjury in the second degree under Colorado Revised Statute 18-8-503 and it shall constitute a separate criminal offense each time a public benefit is fraudulently received.
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