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General Contractor

What is the definition of a general contractor in Florida?

A general contractor, or GC, oversees construction projects, managing day-to-day operations,
scheduling, and coordination from start to finish. They handle procurement, labor, and equipment, acting as the main point of contact for clients, subcontractors, and suppliers.

Responsible for ensuring the project stays on track, meets quality standards, and stays within

What construction work does not require a license in Florida?

So, what can a handyman do without a contracting license in Florida? Minor repairs include but are not limited to: Small electrical work and plumbing work is allowed. Caulking and painting.

Can I legally build my own house in Florida?

Yes, you can build your own house in Florida, if you have land in an area of your choice. 

You have to budget for the time and the cost of building your home though. You will also need permits to build your house. Permit fees depend on the home value or the construction area.

What is a general contractor allowed to do in Florida?

A general contractor’s license in Florida ALLOWS you to: Build, repair, and remodel any type of building, regardless of size or number of stories. Construct or alter the structural components of a building or structure. Remodel any type of commercial or residential property.