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    Registration
    The City of Grand Rapids requires contractors to register their State license before they may obtain permits from the Development Center. In order to register with us, the following is required:
    1. A copy of your state license
    2. A completed City of Grand Rapids registration form for the proper trade
    3. A statement on your letterhead naming any other individuals that you authorize to obtain permits under your license, signed by the license holder
    4. Remittance of the proper fee

    You must re-register when you receive a new license from the state

    Building

    Residential Builders License Registration Form  

    Mechanical / HVAC

    Mechanical Contractor License Registration Form  

    Electrical

    Application for Registration of State Electrical Contractor

    Application for Registration of State Fire Alarm Contractor

    Plumbing
     

    Licensing 

    Electrical 

    Application for City Electrical Contractor License

    Application for City Master Electrician License

    Application for City Journeyman Electrician License

    Application for City Apprentice Electrician Registration

    Application for City Sign Specialty Contractor License

    Application for City Sign Specialty Technician License

    Application for City Fire Alarm Contractor License

    Application for City Fire Alarm Specialty Technician License

    Application for City Fire Alarm Specialty Apprentice Registration

    Application for City Factory/Building Electrical License

     

    Underground Contractor 

    Application for Underground Contractor's License

     

    Examinations

    Electrical

    Electrical/Fire Alarm/Sign Contractor Examination Application

    Electrical Master Examination Application

    Electrical Jouneyperson Examination Application

    Fire Alarm Specialty Technician License Examination

    Sign Specialty Technician License Examination Application

    Electrical Exam Schedule

    Mechanical

    Boiler Engineer/Operator Examination Application