Checking Whether a Home Improvement Contractor is Licensed

 

Home improvement contractors must be licensed in New York City, Suffolk, Nassau, Westchester, Putnam, and Rockland counties, and the City of Buffalo.  Before you hire a home improvement contractor, use these links to check whether the contractor is licensed or registered in your county.

New York City

http://www.nyc.gov/html/dob/html/homeowners_and_tenants/hiring_a_professional.shtml

 

Suffolk County

http://apps.suffolkcountyny.gov/Consumer%20Affairs/ContractorSearch/default.aspx

 

Nassau County

http://www.nassaucountyny.gov/vendor_lookupWeb/

 

Westchester County

http://consumer.westchestergov.com/home-contractors/choosing-a-contractor/find-a-licensed-contractor

 

Putnam County

http://www.putnamcountyny.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/Contractor-Listing-September-2012.pdf

 

Rockland County

http://rocklandgov.com/departments/consumer-protection-weights-and-measures/licensed-businesses/

 

City of Buffalo http://www.ci.buffalo.ny.us/Home/City_Departments/EDPIS/Licenses/LicensedContractors

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