What types of things can I, the property owner, do?
You may perform all building repair and maintenance, including those requiring physical installations, modifications, or alterations of electrical, plumbing, mechanical, fuel gas, or structural elements of the property, as long as the property is not for immediate resale.

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1. I hear there have been changes to the city's contractor licensing requirements. What's different?
2. What types of things can I, the property owner, do?
3. Can I hire unlicensed help?
4. Can I get a friend to help me?
5. When must I, the property owner, hire a licensed contractor?
6. Do I, the property owner, have to be on the premises while the work is being done?
7. Can I, as the property owner, build a new structure?
8. Do I need a building permit?
9. Will I be required to call for inspections?
10. Is there any reason I, as the property owner, should not perform my own building repairs and maintenance?