By allowing ads to appear on this site, you support the local businesses who, in turn, support great journalism.
Importance of licensing
County, city placing emphasis on proper licensing
Contractors Web
Jamey Cartee of St. Andrew's Builders tightens wind cables at a home on Mulberry Street in this Herald file photo from 2010.
Licensed contractors around the state are concerned that work continues to be done by unlicensed builders with little to nothing that is being done about it. Since 2008, the state of Georgia has required contractors performing residential or general contracting work to have a professional license issued by the Secretary of State's office. Local builder and developer Keely Fennell, a member of the State Residential and General Contractor Licensing Board, is frustrated by the board's inability to enforce the new regulations.
Sign up for the Herald's free e-newsletter