Contractor Registration

Registration is by calendar year (January through December) with renewal required each January. Contractors who register in December will automatically receive registration through December of the following year.

The Nebraska Contractor Registration Act requires contractors and subcontractors doing business in Nebraska to register with the Nebraska Department of Labor. Contractors registering with the City of Blair must provide proof of current Nebraska Dept. of Labor registration. Dept. of Labor website.

General Contractors must ensure that "City of Blair" is listed as the Certificate Holder on the required Certificate of Liability. Contractors providing Permit Bonds should ensure that they are be made in favor of "City of Blair" (the obligee).

Contractor Registration Form

Journeyman / Apprentice Registration Form

Contractor Registration Requirements

Type of Registration / License

Fee Permit Bond

Requirements

General Contractor

$60

n/a

Submit a Certificate of Liability with "City of Blair" as the Certificate Holder, with minimal coverage of $300,000 Each Occurrence / $1,000,000 Aggregate and a copy of current Nebraska Dept. of Labor Contractor Registration.

Electrical Contractor 

$60 $5,000

Submit a copy of current State Electrical Card and a copy of current Nebraska Dept. of Labor Contractor Registration.

Plumbing Contractor 

$60 $5,000

Proof of five (5) years experience working under a Master, minimum 70% score attained on City administered test, and approval by Blair Licensing Board.* Submit a copy of current Nebraska Dept. of Labor Contractor Registration.

Mechanical Contractor $60 $5,000

Proof of five (5) years experience working under a Master, minimum 70% score attained on City administered test, and approval by Blair Licensing Board.* Submit a copy of current Nebraska Dept. of Labor Contractor Registration.

Electrical, Plumbing or Mechanical Journeyman or Apprentice

$25 n/a

Master must already be licensed with the City of Blair. Electrical Journeyman or Apprentice must submit a copy of current State Electrical Card.

Water Service Line Installer

$60 $5,000

Proof of three (3) years experience working under a Master, minimum 70% score attained on City administered test, and approval by Blair Licensing Board.* Submit a copy of current Nebraska Dept. of Labor Contractor Registration.

Drain Layer $60 $5,000

Proof of three (3) years experience working under a Master, minimum 70% score attained on City administered test, and approval by Blair Licensing Board.* Submit a copy of current Nebraska Dept. of Labor Contractor Registration.

Tree Trimmer $60 $5,000  
Gas Line Installer $25 n/a  

Fire / Security System Installer 

$25

n/a

Submit a copy of your current State Electrical Card and a copy of current Nebraska Dept. of Labor Contractor Registration.

*NOTE Regarding License Testing:  The above testing requirements will be waived if the applicant can provide proof of a standard national block test or any other recognized block test, or registration in one or more of the following communities that the City of Blair reciprocates:  Bellevue, Fremont, Lincoln, Norfolk, Omaha, Papillion, or Council Bluffs, Iowa.