Suffolk County (Long Island, NY) Licensing Resources
Frequently answered questions on Maintenance Contractors, Service Contractor's License and Pool Builder's License
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Pool Industry Licensing Comes of Age
YOU CAN NOW add Suffolk County to the growing list of legal entities requiring the licensing of pool and spa professionals. Currently, Nassau County and the State of Connecticut require licensing as well. Some other counties in New York are looking to follow the lead of the two Long Island counties. The states of New Jersey and Pennsylvania are looking closely at what is happening in Connecticut. I think it is safe to say that pool industry licensing is finally coming of age in the NESPA region.
NASSAU COUNTY, NY – HOW TO MEET NEW LICENSURE REQUIREMENT
Nassau County, Long Island - new licensing requirements – All pool builders, service contractors and pool maintenance contractors must now be licensed in Nassau County, Long Island. All information on who must be licensed and how to obtain the license
For Pool Builders
The law requires that one individual in the company seeking licenser (or renewal) must have a minimum of 5 years industry experience, which must be documented to the county officials, AND hold the CBP Certified Building Professional designation. The CBP designation can be achieved through an application and testing process
APSP CBP Certified Building Professional Program
The CBP Certified Building Professional Program is intended to enhance the professional identity of the APSP builder member in the eyes of the consumer through an emphasis on high ethical standards, commitment to the highest standards of workmanship and construction, business stability, and customer relations.
APSP CSP Certified Service Professional
The CSP Certified Service Professional Program is intended to enhance the professional identity and increase consumer confidence in APSP members offering pool and spa service and repair services. The program emphasizes high ethical standards, a commitment to the highest standards of workmanship, business stability, and customer relations.