Contractor Licenses

In order to safeguard life, health, and property, any person, firm, partnership or corporation practicing or offering to practice the following types of work or to contract that work in Louisville Metro, shall hereafter be required to be identified with Louisville Metro Department of Codes & Regulations. It shall be unlawful for any person, firm, partnership, or corporation to practice or to offer to practice that work in Louisville Metro unless they have been duly identified. (Louisville Metro Code of Ordinances 150.083)

In order to receive a contractor license with Louisville Metro, a contractor shall contact the Division of Construction Review to make an application for that specific type of work, be approved, and maintain the identification annually. Please contact the office at (502) 574-3321 to begin this process. In the meantime, see the links below for more information on becoming a contractor with Louisville Metro.