A Home Improvement Contractor License is required for a business to do construction, repair, remodeling, or other home improvement work to any residential land or building in New York City. Other home improvement work includes, but is not limited to, the construction, replacement, or improvement of basements, driveways, fences, garages, landscaping, patios, porches, sidewalks, swimming pools, terraces, and other improvements to structures or upon land that is next to a home or apartment building. The New York City Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP) issues this license.
NYC Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP)
42 Broadway, Lobby
New York, NY 10004
For further assistance, please call 311 and ask for: Home Improvement Contractor License