Registered Builder/ Registered Remodelor Requirements

Registered Builder Program Requirements:

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

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

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

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

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

Registered Remodeler Requirements:

In order to qualify for the Registered Remodelor Program, one must be able to answer yes to ALL of the following items:

  • Have acceptable credit report.
  • Have operated under their own business name for a minimum period of five (5) years.
  • Have Certificates of Insurance for Workers’ Compensation and Liability.
  • Have controlled and supervised all phases, including the financial and “on-site” responsibilities of a minimum of ten (10) residential structural remodeling projects that were permitted. The ten (10) projects for the Home Improvement Specialist do not have to be structural or permitted.
  • Agree to satisfy the educational requirements- eight (8) hours yearly.
  • Whose principal income is derived from the specified activity.
  • Must have submitted City, County, and State Identification numbers (where applicable).

Applicants for Registered Remodeler membership must appear before the Registered Builder Committee for a personal interview. Applicants for Home Improvement Specialist membership must meet with members of the Remodeler Council Executive Committee.

Two HBAL Builder/Remodeler member sponsors must sign for the applicant if applying for the Registered Remodeler membership. These two sponsors must have m et with applicant and reviewed units/projects completed by the applicant . Two HBAL member  sponsors must sign for the applicant of the Home Improvement Specialist membershiop- one of which must be a Registered Remodeler who has met with the applicant and reviewed units/projects compeleted by the applicant.

 

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