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Contractors: California Did Not Shut Down Construction.

Contractors: California Did Not Shut Down Construction.

In compliance with the “Stay-at-Home” Order, California Contractors Insurance Services remain fully operational to provide the same level of service to contractors that it has since 1968. The Contractor State License Board (CSLB) also remains open to facilitate the regulation and management of contractor’s licenses. What about the 230,000 licensed construction businesses in California and their employees? What are Continue Reading...

CSLB files for Emergency Regulations to immediately increase Contractor’s License Renewal Fees.

CSLB files for Emergency Regulations to immediately increase Contractor’s License Renewal Fees.

The cost for everything is increasing: housing, food, gas, you name it. If you are a contractor in the State of California, your licensing fees are also about to increase . As of December 3rd, 2019, the Contractors State License Board (CSLB) has issued a Notice of Intent to File Emergency Regulations for a 12% increase in license renewal and inactive license fees.

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Cash is No Longer King: CSLB Moving Away From Cash Bonds

Cash is No Longer King: CSLB Moving Away From Cash Bonds

The Contractors State License Board (“CSLB”) was initially formed in 1929 by the Department of Consumer Affairs to serve as the primary protector of consumers who found themselves in need of construction work. As such, the CSLB has the authority to put forth changes that may be made in order to better achieve their mission of public protection. In August of 2018, legislation was passed that would assist the consumer in receiving Continue Reading...