Registered Builder Requirements

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New Applicants for Registered Builder membership who are currently building within the BIA jurisdiction shall meet the following requirements unless waived by the Register Builder Committee:

  1. Have an acceptable credit report.
  2. Have two (2) Registered Builder/Remodeler sponsors who have personal knowledge of the applicant’s business integrity and construction activity.
  3. Have been in the construction business for a period of five (5) years under own company name.
  4. Have controlled and supervised all phases, including the financial and “on-site” responsibilities of a minimum of ten (10) houses.
  5. Whose principal income is derived from the building of dwelling units and/or related real estate activities.
  6. Submit names of ten (10) previous customers for purposes of reference- eight (8)must respond would recommend to another client.
  7. Appear before the Registered Builder Committee for a personal interview.
  8. Meet all education requirements- eight (8) hours yearly.

New Applicants for Registered Builder membership who are transferring with reciprocal agreement from another association to Building Industry Association of Greater Louisville shall meet the following requirements unless waived by the Registered Builder Committee:

  1. Applicant must submit standard application with applicant being owner; local principal, chief operating officer or corporate officer being designated on application as builder representative for membership.
  2. Meet all education requirements- eight (8) hours yearly.
  3. A letter of recommendation must be obtained from applicant’s home association and signed by the association’s executive officer and the President of the association.
  4. Applicant (builder) must have been a member of his/her home association prior to November, 1987 in order fro the eight (8) continuous education requirements to be waived with the exception of the mandatory orientation and codes class requirement.
  5. Have an acceptable credit report.
  6. Have two (2) Registered Builder/Remodeler sponsors who have personal knowledge of the applicant’s business integrity and construction activity.
  7. Have been in the construction business for a period of five (5) years under own company name.
  8. Have controlled and supervised all phases, including the financial and “on-site” responsibilities of a minimum of ten (10) houses.
  9. Whose principal income is derived from the building of dwelling units and/or related real estate activities.
  10. Submit names of ten (10) previous customers for purposes of reference- eight (8)must respond would recommend to another client.
  11. Appear before the Registered Builder Committee for a personal interview.

New Applicants for Registered Builder membership who have completed the Associate Builder/ Remodeler Program shall meet the following requirements unless waived by the Registered Builder Committee:

  1. Have an acceptable credit report.
  2. Have two (2) Registered Builder/ Remodelor sponsors who have personal knowledge of the applicant’s business integrity and construction activity.
  3. Must be in the construction business under own company name.
  4. Have controlled and supervised all phases, including the financial and “on-site” responsibilities of a minimum of ten (10) houses.
  5. Whose principal income is derived from the building of dwelling units and/or related real estate activities.
  6. Submit names of ten (10) previous customers for purposes of reference- eight must respond would recommend to another client.
  7. Appear before the Registered Builder Committee for a personal interview.
  8. Must have completed Associate Builder/ Remodeler education credits within first three (3) years of being approved as a member.
  9. Meet all education requirements- eight (8) hours yearly.