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Many contractor problems are contract disputes that the City cannot directly assist with. In some cases, the dispute may be more technical in nature and either the State's Licensing Board for Contractors or the Department of Safety and Permits (for electrical or mechanical issues) should be notified so we can help.
Generally, if work is performed without a permit the Department of Safety and Permits will levy additional fees for performing work in violaiton of the City's building codes.
The State's Licensing Board for Contractors can take action against bad actors, which can include fines or suspension or revocation of a contractor's license.
If an electrical or mechanical contractor routinely performs work in violation of the City Code, the Department can take additional action, including suspension or revocation of the Contractor's license. The criteria for such an action are provided below:
If you believe you have been the victim of Contractor Fraud, please contact:
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