Contractor Requirements

Testing Qualifications
At this time, certain types of contractors are not required to take a test. The following contractors, however, are held to the following standards:
  • All building contractors must pass the ICBO, ICC, Prometric, IAPMO, or Block and Associates Test with a score of 75% or better.
  • All electrical, plumbing and mechanical contractors must pass the Block and Associates Test with a score of 75% or better.
Insurance Requirements
All contractors must have an insurance certificate of a minimum of $500,000 general liability insurance, including products and completed operations with the City of Liberal as Certificate Holder.

Sales Tax Registration Requirements
A Kansas State Sales Tax Registration Certificate is also required of all contractors.

Applications & Instructions
Applications and instructions can be obtained from the Secretary to the City of Liberal Building Department by calling 620-626-2260 or stopping by City Hall.