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Licenses & Certifications
In order to do construction work in the City of Stevens Point, there are certain licenses and/or certifications required for each project type. The following is a list of project types and the required license and/or certifications required to obtain an approved permit: 

Building (One and Two-Family Residential)
A person or entity may obtain a building permit for a one- or two-family dwelling only if (see exception) the person or entity holds a dwelling contractor certification or a dwelling contractor - restricted certification, and a dwelling contractor qualifier certification, except as provided under s. 101.654(1)(b), Wis. Stats. There is an exception for an owner of a dwelling who resides or will reside in the dwelling and who applies for the building permit. 
 
Electrical
Any contractor who performs electrical work in the City of Stevens Point must possess the following licenses, and meet the following insurance requirements: 
  • City of Stevens Point Master Electrician License, and 
  • State of Wisconsin Master Electrician License, and 
  • Certificate of Liability Insurance (naming the "City of Stevens Point" as an additional insured) - minimum of $250,000 (per occurrence)
 
HVAC
Any contractor who performs HVAC work in the City of Stevens Point must possess the following license, certification, and meet the following insurance requirements: 
  • State of Wisconsin HVAC Contractor Registration, and 
  • State HVAC Qualifier Certification, and 
  • Certificate of Liability Insurance (naming the "City of Stevens Point" as an additional insured) - minimum of $250,000 (per occurrence) 

Plumbing
Any contractor who performs plumbing work in the City of Stevens Point must possess the following license, and meet the following insurance requirements: 
  • State of Wisconsin Master Plumber License, and 
  • Certificate of Liability Insurance (naming the "City of Stevens Point" as an additional insured) - minimum of $250,000 (per occurrence)

To see if a contractor is licensed with the State of Wisconsin, please visit the Department of Commerce Credential Search.

Please note, the State of Wisconsin may require additional licenses and/or certifications to do certain construction work. Please visit the Wisconsin Department of Commerce Division of Safety and Buildings to learn more.

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City of Stevens Point, 1515 Strongs Ave., Stevens Point, WI 54481 | Phone 715-346-1569