12600 Belcher Road, Suite 102, Largo, FL 33773 map
Investigator Line:727-582-3112 -- Phone: 727-582-3100 -- Fax: 727-453-3523
Weekend Investigator Line:727-480-4301
Office Hours: 8:00 am - 4:30PM - Monday through
PCCLB Specialty Contractors must have all education requirements satisfied and current in order to renew license(s) online for 2013.
For 2013 renewals, the following mandatory continuing education requirements are as following for PCCLB specialty contractors:
(a) Specialized or advanced module course approved by the Florida Building Commission or the Board
(b) Workplace safety;
(c) Business practices;
(d) Workers’ compensation;
(e) Laws and rules regulating the construction industry;
(f) Wind mitigation methodologies if license is held in the following categories: specialty structure or glass and glazing.
14 total hours are required. The continuing education requirement is effective for 2013 renewals. Balance of hours after mandatory, are courses of your choice. Contractor licenses issued after January 1, 2013 to Pinellas county Certified contractors will not be required to produce Continuing education and will not be able to renew licenses online. They must renew by mail or come to the PCCLB office between 8:00am to-4:00PM
Note: The PCCLB
will not renew licenses for contractors
doing Marine Pile Driving, Dock & Seawall construction, Jetty
or Breakwater, Dike or Revetment Construction
without proof of USL&H coverage and/or
insurance coverage with class code 6006F.
The Pinellas County Construction
Licensing Board was created in 1973 by a Special
Act of the Legislature to regulate the
construction industry in Pinellas County.
Since the Board was created by an Act of
the Legislature, it operates as a separate
and autonomous policy-making body.
function of the Pinellas County Construction
Licensing Board, also
known as the PCCLB, is to regulate certain construction and home improvement contractors practicing
in all Pinellas jurisdictions.
addition, the Board adopts and amends the Family of building codes
2004 for application and enforcement
countywide to provide safe, economic, and sound
buildings and structures throughout Pinellas
Florida Building Code may be obtained
Building Code, Southern Building
3600 7th Court South
Birmingham, Alabama, 35222-4509
Telephone : 205-599-9837
here for the Florida
The PCCLB provides countywide
certification and registration of contractors
and countywide certification of journeyman.
The required experience verification for
each classification is listed below.
All examinations are open-book.
Examinations are conducted in each separate
classification of contractor and journeyman
by an independent testing agency .
To become certified in any classification,
an individual must pass that particular
examination with a score of at least 70%. Applications are available.
The Board registers contractors
otherwise licensed by the Department of Business
and Professional Regulation. Such contractors
are required to provide proof of proper insurance.
The PCCLB has a policy of reciprocity with other
Board of Adjustment and Appeals
Under the provisions of the
law, the PCCLB is assigned the responsibility
for enacting appropriate amendments to the
countywide codes. Additionally, the various
specialized appeals boards interpret
the codes when any provision is ambiguous
or in conflict with other codes, or to allow
alternate materials or types of construction.
A person wishing to file a complaint against
a PCCLB certified contractor must complete
a complaint form and submit it, with supporting
documentation, to the PCCLB. The complaint
will be investigated and appropriate action
If a licensed contractor wishes
to change his/her status with the PCCLB, change
of status forms are available.
Gulf Beaches Coastal Construction
effective since 12/10/2001
Find out about volunteering at Pinellas County Volunteer Services - www.pinellascounty.org/volserv
Continuing Education Providers
Continuing Education Provider List
Continuing Education Deficiency Letters
Continuing Education Deficient License Lists
Construction Licensing Board Continuing Education
since September 30, 2005)
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