TITLE 5
Businesses and Professions

CHAPTER 5-65.1
Home Inspectors

SECTION 5-65.1-4


§ 5-65.1-4 Eligibility for licensure as home inspector.

(a) To be eligible for licensure as a home inspector, an applicant shall fulfill the following requirements:

(1) Be of good moral character;

(2) Have successfully completed high school or its equivalent;

(3) Have been engaged as a licensed associate home inspector for no less than one year, and have performed not less than one hundred (100) home inspections for compensation, or have been a registered/licensed contractor in good standing in any state for an aggregate of not less than five (5) years; and

(4) Have passed an examination approved or administered by the board. The examination may have been passed before the effective date of this chapter.

(b) After the effective date of this chapter the board shall issue a license to any person upon application, provided that the applicant meets:

(1) The requirements of subdivisions (a)(1), (2) and (4) of this section, and either:

(i) Has been engaged in the practice of home inspections for compensation for not less than one year prior to the effective date of this chapter and has performed not less than one hundred (100) home inspections for compensation prior to the effective date of this chapter; or

(ii) Is a registered/licensed contractor in good standing in any state for an aggregate of not less than five (5) years; or

(2) The requirements of subdivisions (a)(1) and (2) of this section, and has been engaged in the practice of home inspections for compensation for not less than two (2) years and performed not less than one hundred fifty (150) home inspections for compensation prior to July 1, 2013.

History of Section.
(P.L. 2000, ch. 140, § 1; P.L. 2003, ch. 282, § 2; P.L. 2007, ch. 228, § 3; P.L. 2013, ch. 305, § 1; P.L. 2013, ch. 409, § 1.)