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Building Contractor Requirements – City of Grand Forks

The following items are required by the City of Grand Forks to be a licensed building contractor in the City of Grand Forks:

  • ND State Contractors License – obtained through the Secretary of State (1-800-352-0867 Ext. 83665)
  • $5,000 License & Permit Bond made payable to the City of Grand Forks, obtained through your insurance company.  Original copy of bond must be filed with the City.
  • $60.00/ year - City License Fee

License Application

Mechanical Contractor Requirements – City of Grand Forks

 The following items are required by the City of Grand Forks to be a licensed mechanical installer in the city:

  • ND State Contractors License – obtained through the Secretary of State (1-800-352-0867 Ext. 83665)
  • $5,000 License & Permit Bond made payable to the City of Grand Forks, obtained through your insurance company.  Original copy of bond must be filed with the City.
  • Certificate of Insurance

 Master Mechanical Installer:  

  • Master mechanical installers must pass the written mechanical test with a score of 80%
  • City Master Mechanical License Fee - $170.00/year

Journeyman Mechanical Installer:

  • Journeyman mechanical installers must pass the written mechanical test with a score of 70%
  • City Journeyman Mechanical License Fee - $55.00/year 

Please set up master and journeyman mechanical tests by calling Bev at (701) 740-6663 or (701) 746-2653.

Master License Application

Journeyman License Application

Grand Forks Mechanical Board Webpage

Plumbing Contractor Requirements – City of Grand Forks

The following items are required by the City of Grand Forks to be a licensed Plumbing Contractor in the City:

Master Plumber:

  • Licensed Plumber in the State of North Dakota
  • ND State Contractors License – obtained through the Secretary of State (1-800-352-0867 Ext. 83665)
  • $5,000 License & Permit Bond made payable to the City of Grand Forks, obtained through your insurance company.  Original copy of bond must be filed with the City.
  • City Master Plumber’s License Fee - $170.00/year

Journeyman Plumber:

  • Licensed in the State of North Dakota

Master Plumber Application

Grand Forks Plumbing Board Webpage

Excavator Contractor Requirements – City of Grand Forks

The following items are required by the City of Grand Forks to be a licensed excavating contractor in the City of Grand Forks:

  • ND State Contractors License – obtained through the Secretary of State (1-800-352-0867 Ext. 83665)
  • $5,000 License & Permit Bond made payable to the City of Grand Forks, obtained through your insurance company.   Original copy of bond must be filed with the city.
  • $115.00/ year - City License Fee
  • $500.00 Deposit – Refunded 3 years after completion of final project in City
  • ND State Water & Sewer Installer License

License Application

Sign Hanger Requirements – City of Grand Forks

The following items are required by the City of Grand Forks to be a licensed sign hanger contractor in the City of Grand Forks:

Sign Hanger:

  • ND State Contractors License – obtained through the Secretary of State (1-800-352-0867 Ext. 83665)
  • $5,000 License & Permit Bond made payable to the City of Grand Forks, obtained through your insurance company.  Original copy of bond must be filed with the City.
  • $115.00 City License Fee / year

Neon Sign Hanger:

  • ND State Contractors License – obtained through the Secretary of State (1-800-352-0867 Ext. 83665)
  • $5,000 License & Permit Bond made payable to the City of Grand Forks, obtained through your insurance company.
  • $120.00 City License Fee / year

Sign Hanger License Application

Neon Sign Hanger License Application

Moving Contractor Requirements – City of Grand Forks

The following items are required by the City of Grand Forks to be a licensed moving contractor in the City of Grand Forks:

  • ND State Contractors License – obtained through the Secretary of State (1-800-352-0867 Ext. 83665)
  • $1,000 License & Permit Bond made payable to the City of Grand Forks, obtained through your insurance company.  Original copy of bond must be filed with the City.
  • $170.00 City License Fee / year

License Application

Electrical Contractor Requirements – City of Grand Forks

The following items are required by the City of Grand Forks to be a licensed electrical contractor in the City of Grand Forks:

  • Licensed electrician with the State of North Dakota (1-701-328-9522).
  • $170.00 City License Fee

License Application

Grand Forks Electrical Board Webpage

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