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PDFWAC 212-80-053

Application for licensed fire protection sprinkler system contractor.

(1) What are the prerequisites to apply for a fire protection sprinkler system contractor license? Applicants seeking a fire protection sprinkler system contractor's license must:
(a) Register the company structure with the secretary of state (www.sos.wa.gov), RCW 23B.01.200;
(b) Submit a master business application with the department of licensing (www.dol.wa.gov) or through the department of labor and industries (www.lni.wa.gov) and receive a unified business identifier number and twelve digit contractor number;
(c) Obtain a federal tax number from the Internal Revenue Service (www.irs.gov); and
(d) Register as a general or specialty contractor with the department of labor and industries under chapter 18.27 RCW.
(2) Once the prerequisites are met, how do you get licensed as a fire protection sprinkler contractor? To become a licensed contractor under this chapter, a person must:
(a) Be or have in his or her full-time employ a holder of a valid certificate whose level is consistent with the license level the contractor is applying for as provided by WAC 212-80-018. If the certificate holder is not certified when the fire protection sprinkler system contractor submits an application for licensing, the certificate holder's application must be submitted at the same time.
(b) Submit an application to the director on forms provided for the level of fire protection sprinkler system contractor license. The applicant must complete and provide to the director:
(i) Initial application;
(ii) Contractor license background;
(iii) Affidavit of compliance for licensing; and
(iv) Bond or assignment of deposit.
(c) Pay the fees required under WAC 212-80-073 for the applicable level of license.
(d) Meet the bonding requirements of WAC 212-80-078.
(e) Provide the business name registered with the department of labor and industries and provide the twelve digit alphanumeric business license number assigned by that agency.
(3) All information submitted for a fire protection sprinkler system contractor license must be true and accurate.
(4) Failure to comply with this section constitutes a level 3 violation.
(5) If the director finds that information or documents submitted by an applicant is false, misleading or has been altered in an effort to meet the requirements, the director will revoke the license pursuant to WAC 212-80-205.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.270.900 and 18.160.030. WSR 14-03-019, § 212-80-053, filed 1/7/14, effective 2/7/14. Statutory Authority: Chapters 43.43 and 18.160 RCW. WSR 05-17-099, § 212-80-053, filed 8/16/05, effective 9/16/05; WSR 05-05-006, amended and recodified as § 212-80-053, filed 2/4/05, effective 3/7/05. Statutory Authority: Chapters 43.63A and 18.160 RCW. WSR 91-14-086 (Order 91-06), § 212-80-090, filed 7/1/91, effective 8/1/91.]
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