Contractor Licensing Board

Kevin Powell

 

Established by Code of the City of Lawrence, Kansas, Chapter V, 5-1601 on July 1st, 2017, the purpose of the Contractor Licensing Board is to:

  1. To hear all contested matters pertaining to the suspension, revocation, and reinstatement of licenses under the Contractor Licensing Regulations.

The term of office shall be four years. The City of Lawrence certified building code official’s term shall be at the discretion of the Planning and Development Services Department Director. Vacancies occurring before the expiration of a term shall be filled in the manner of the original appointment for the remainder of the unexpired term. CLB members shall serve no more than two (2) full terms with the exception of the Neighborhood Resources Department staff member, who shall serve at the discretion of the Planning and Development Services Department Director.

 

The Board shall be comprised of nine (9) members composed of:

  • One (1) member shall be a certified building code official of the City of Lawrence.
  • One (1) member shall be licensed by the state of Kansas as an architect, civil or professional engineer.
  • One (1) member shall be a licensed general contractor or an employee of such
  • One (1) member shall be a licensed building contractor or an employee of such
  • One (1) member shall be a licensed residential contractor or an employee of such
  • One (1) member shall be from the general public of Lawrence.
  • One (1) member shall be a licensed electrical contractor or an employee of such contractor and shall at the time of appointment to the CLB be a member in good standing of the City’s Board of Electrical Appeals.
  • One (1) member shall be a licensed plumbing contractor or an employee of such contractor and shall at the time of appointment to the CLB be a member in good standing of the City’s Board of Plumbing and Gas Fitter Appeals.
  • One (1) member shall be a licensed mechanical contractor or an employee of such contractor and shall at the time of appointment to the CLB be a member in good standing of the City’s Board of Mechanical Appeals.

Every member, except the member from the general public, shall, at the time of the appointment, be active in the appointee’s profession or trade.

 

The Board meets on as-needed basis, but all scheduled meeting agendas are posted to the City’s website approximately one week prior to any scheduled meeting. If you have questions about upcoming meetings, contact Barry Walthall.