Ohio Licensing Overview for a General Contractor

Licensing for a general contractor in Ohio is controlled by the Ohio Construction Industry Licensing Board.

General Guidelines for a General Contractor in Ohio

Specific requirements to perform general contractor services can generally be used as a guideline, but make sure to check with your local governing rules and regulations.

Who’s allowed to perform these services?


General requirements for a general contractor license?

In Ohio, licensing and registration is done at the local level, so make sure you check with the city or county where you are planning to work as a contractor.

What’s the state licensing site for a general contractor?

Ohio Construction Industry Licensing Board

What are some training programs available for a general contractor?

See training programs

How long is a license good for and when do I need to renew?

Check with local governing body for updated details.

What are fees associated with licensing?

Check with local governing body for updated details.