Prior to performing any work in the City of Fairfield, a contractor must register with the Building Inspection and Zoning Division for heating, air conditioning and electric. Sign erectors must obtain a license.
Additionally, persons engaged in the construction of water (both domestic and fire) and sewer taps must be licensed through the Public Utilities Department’s Wastewater Division.
How to Apply for Registration or Licensing
Registration to Perform Electrical & HVAC Work
Individuals wishing to obtain electrician, heating, ventilation or air conditioning registration must apply through our online contractor registration portal (minimum requirements must be met) and submit a $100 application fee. Contractors must have a current HVAC or electrician license by the State of Ohio to be registered with the City.
Sign erectors must take an exam and pay a $100 application fee. Contractors must apply through our online contractor registration portal (minimum requirements must be met) for approval by the Building Official. Once the application is approved a testing date will be scheduled. A passing grade of 70% must be achieved to obtain a license.
Registration & Licensing Details
Registrations and licenses are valid for the calendar year in which issued and are renewed online annually thereafter (December 31 expiration). A $35 renewal fee is required at the time of renewal. All applicants must submit proof of insurance with a minimum of the following, $250,000 property damage and $250,000 to $500,000 bodily injury.