Contractor Licenses & Registration

License Process
You must hold a current contractor license if you will be doing work for compensation on private property in Wheat Ridge. The license process is intended to ensure the protection of Wheat Ridge businesses and home owners.

There are several classifications of licenses based on the type of construction you are qualified to perform. Evidence of qualification will be required in the form of a passing score on the appropriate ICC Contractor License examination or evidence of a current license in a Colorado municipality that requires testing as a part of licensing. See Insurance Requirements listed on license application.
License Classifications
  • Class 1 - Unlimited*
  • Class 2 - Limited*
  • Class 3 - Residential*
  • Class 4 - Subcontractors
  • Class 5 - Homeowner*
  • Class 6 - Structure Moving
  • Class 7 - Demolition
  • Class 8 - Plumbing
*Testing or verification of tested license is required

  • Class 9 - Mechanical*
  • Class 10 - Electrical (Registration only)
  • Class 11 - Sign
  • Class 12 - Fire Protection
  • Class 13 - Lawn Sprinkler
  • Class 14 - Roofing*
  • Class 15 - Electrical Signal (< 50 volts)