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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 a State of Wisconsin Master Electrician License.
 
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

Plumbing
Any contractor who performs plumbing work in the City of Stevens Point must possess a State of Wisconsin Master Plumber License.

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 Safety and Professional Services to learn more.


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Request for Proposals: Former Lullabye Site Redevelopment, 1017 3rd St.
The City of Stevens Point is soliciting proposals for the purchase and redevelopment of 1017 Third St., a property on the north side of the City’s downtown, along Centerpoint Dr. between the historic buildings in downtown & residential homes to the north. Read More
Building Permits Required for Fences & Driveways
To obtain a fence or driveway permit, now required by the Inspection Department, complete the "building" section of the building permit application and bring that, along with a site plan outlining the proposed improvements, to the Inspection Dept. office. Read More
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