Do Roofing Contractors Need to be Licensed in Kansas City?

Kansas City borders two states, Kansas and Missouri, so it’s important to know if a roofing contractors need to be licensed. The answer depends on the state in which you are seeking to have a new roof.

If you live in Kansas the answer is yes, roofing contractors in Kansas need to be licensed. In Kansas, The Kansas Roofing Registration Act was enacted on April 22, 2013. Under the provisions of this law, on and after July 1, 2013, every “roofing contractor” must obtain a roofing contractor registration certificate from the Kansas Attorney General in order to legally provide commercial or residential roofing services for a fee in Kansas.

In Missouri, the state does not require roofing contractors to be licensed. You may want to check local cities as each city requires different licensing.

If you are looking to hire a roofing company that you know if your state, county or city require licensing. Then seek a roofing contractor that has those licenses.

In Kansas City, it’s common for roofing contractors to carry dual state, both Kansas and Missouri, licenses in order to repair roofs across the Metro.

In addition to licenses, check to see if a roofing contractor has any certifications. While roofing contractors don’t need to be manufacturer-certified to execute roofing work, finding a roofing contractor who is certified by the leading brands is certainly a big plus.

If you are looking for a roofing company, call BB Roofing for a free, no obligation roofing inspection today. BB Roofing has HAAG certified inspectors in Nebraska, Kansas and Iowa that will ensure your home has not been damaged. We will work with you to put together the best solution to getting it fixed; a solution that works with your budget and timeline.


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