Title 5
Businesses and Professions

Chapter 73
Roofing Contractors

R.I. Gen. Laws § 5-73-1

§ 5-73-1. Definitions.

As used in this chapter, the following terms have the following meanings:

(1) “Board” means the contractors’ registration and licensing board as defined in § 5-65-1.

(2) “Nonresidential structure” means and includes any and all commercial or industrial structures or buildings, and shall not include any residential structures consisting of four (4) dwelling units or less.

(3) “Roofing” means and includes any and all construction, renovation, or other work performed on or about the roof, as the term is commonly used, of any nonresidential structure or similar building and shall specifically include sealing, water proofing, weatherproofing, related sheet-metal work, and similar work.

(4) “Roofing contractor” means any person or entity engaged in the state of Rhode Island in the business of commercial or industrial roofing, or any combination of these.

(5) “Shingles” mean wood or other materials, excluding slate, used in courses to cover roofs.

History of Section.
P.L. 1998, ch. 243, § 1; P.L. 2000, ch. 445, § 1; P.L. 2001, ch. 257, § 2; P.L. 2001, ch. 327, § 2; P.L. 2007, ch. 228, § 4.