MISSISSIPPI CONTRACTOR LICENSING
The State of Mississippi requires contractors to be licensed before they are permitted to tender a bid or perform actual work on residential projects or public works projects in excess of $50,000.
PROFILE OF A COMMERCIAL CONTRACTOR IN MISSISSIPPI (NASCLA)
A licensed Commercial Contractor may engage in, or propose to engage in, the construction of commercial and residential buildings without limitations to size.
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PROFILE OF A BUILDING CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTOR IN MISSISSIPPI
Anyone engaging in or proposing to engage in commercial construction or public works projects in excess of $50,000 in the State of Mississippi is considered a Commercial Contractor and must, by law, possess a Building Construction License issued by the state. Once licensed, the contactor may engage in commercial and industrial construction in addition to residential construction.
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PROFILE OF A RESIDENTIAL BUILDER IN MISSISSIPPI
The Mississippi Code defines a Residential Builder” as “Any corporation, partnership or individual who constructs a building or structure for sale for use by another as a residence or who, for a fixed price, commission, fee, wage or other compensation, undertakes or offers to undertake the construction, or superintending of the construction, of any building or structure which is not more than three (3) floors in height, to be used by another as a residence, when the cost of the undertaking exceeds Fifty Thousand Dollars ($50,000.00).”
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Mississippi General Contractors FAQs
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