Sec. 6-109.  Mechanical contractor's registration; experience; examination; fees; expiration date; exceptions.


Any person desiring a mechanical contractor’s registration shall make written application to the code official upon a form furnished by the Planning and Development Department.  Except in the case of renewal registrations no person shall be issued a mechanical contractor’s registration unless he/she has had at least three (3) years of job related experience within the last six (6) years and has successfully completed an examination approved by the plumbing board.  Proof of such experience shall be provided by the applicant.  One year of credit may be given for successful completion of a two (2) year college course in mechanical work. A registration card shall be issued by the city upon the applicant’s proof of successful examination completion and completion of a registration form filed with the plumbing board or its designee.  An applicant who has successfully completed a nationally standardized test based on the International Mechanical Code within the last ten (10) years shall not be required to retest.  A person desiring the original issuance of a mechanical contractor’s registration shall upon proof of experience and successful examination completion, pay the registration fee set forth in Section 2-5 of this Code to the city.  A person desiring the renewal of such a registration shall pay the registration fee set forth in Section 2-5 of this Code to the city.  Such registration shall expire on December 31 of each year.  Renewal registrations shall be granted, without a re-examination, upon the written application of the registrant filed with the board or its designee and a showing that his/her purposes and condition remain unchanged, unless the board determines from information provided to the board in the form of an affidavit that the applicant is no longer competent, or entitled to such renewal registration, in which event the renewal registration shall not be granted until the applicant has undergone the examination hereinbefore required.  Applications for renewal registrations may be made between December 1 and March 1.  Applications for renewal registrations after March 1 shall be required to show proof of successful re-examination to the plumbing board or its designee.  


Source: Ord. No. 3486, § 5, 6-15-87; Ord. No. 4388, § 1, 12-7-98; Ord. No. 4700, §3, 10-20-03; Ord. No. 5135, § 5, 9-7-10; Ord. No. 5563, §16, 8-20-18;