Contractor Registration Requirements

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All contractors who perform work for pay in the City of North Port must be registered by the City and hold up-to-date general liability and workers compensation policies as per F.S 489.115

Contractor Registration Requirements in the City of North Port

Application Type

Submit required
application form

Copy of State

Authorized Agent


Information form

Authorized Agent


 City of North Port Requirements

Registration Renewal Information

All contractors' registrations are valid for one year and expire on September 30th of each year.

In July of each year, contractors will be notified that their registrations will be expiring.

Contractors who do not renew their registrations by December 31st will be required to re-register

Warning signs of an unlicensed contractor:

  • An unmarked commercial vehicle
  • No permit posted on the job site
  • No license number or advertising on the vehicle
  • A work vehicle with an out-of-state license plate
  • Contractor is from out-of-state
  • Work is performed only in the evenings or on the weekend
  • The home owner is asked to obtain the permit

To verify that your contractor is licensed, call the Building Division at (941) 429-7044, or visit our  Business Tax & Contractor Information page and look the company up.  Our Fax Number  is (941) 429-7180.

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