Plumbers licensing requirements for a journeyman and master plumbers license are usually determined at the state level and the necessary requirements and exams vary in each State. The enforcing & regulating of the state plumbing licensing requirements often fall under individual municipalities. You can check the requirements for the journeyman and master plumber license in a particular State below.


Kentucky Plumbing License Requirements

Kentucky Plumbing License Requirements

In the State of Kentucky a Plumbing License is required for any person that wants to perform work as a journeyman or master plumber in Wisconsin. The Journeyman and Master Plumbing Licenses are issued by the Kentucky Division of Plumbing of the State Department of Housing, Buildings and Construction after passing the required State Plumbing Exam.

Requirements for a Kentucky State Plumbing License

No person, firm or corporation shall construct, install or alter any plumbing without first having procured a plumbing construction permit from the Kentucky Division of Plumbing.

However, plumbing permits can be issued to licensed master plumbers or to homeowners for plumbing in their own personal residences.

All plumbing work, other than that performed by a homeowner with his/her own permit for his property, must be installed by either a licensed journeyman plumber under the supervision of a licensed master plumber, or a licensed master plumber.

Journeman Plumber License Requirements

  • Applicants must be at least eighteen (18) years of age.
     
  • Applicants must have at least 4 years of experience as an apprentice plumber.
     
  • Applicants must be of good moral character.
     
  • Applicants need to pass the written examination.

Master Plumber License Requirements

  • Applicants must be at least eighteen (18) years of age.
     
  • Applicants must maintain a general liability insurance in an amount not less than two hundred fifty thousand dollars ($250,000) and submits proof of compliance with workers' compensation and unemployment insurance laws of the Commonwealth.
     
  • Applicants must be of good moral character.
     
  • Applicants need to pass the written examination.

Apply for a KY Plumbing License

Application forms for a Kentucky Plumbing License can be obtained from the Department of Housing, Buildings and Construction located at the address below or from their website.

Department of Housing, Buildings and Construction
Division of Plumbing

101 Sea Hero Rd., Suite 100
Frankfort, KY 40601

Phone: 502-573-0397
Website: http://dhbc.ky.gov/plb/
Download: Application Forms

State Licensing and Exam Requirements

Licensing and certification requirements for plumbers are usually determined at the state level and tend to vary slightly from state to state. Often, the job of enforcing and regulating these requirements falls to individual municipalities. To check the requirements for a plumbing license in a particular state select your location on the State Licensing Requirements page.

If you need more informations on passing the journeyman plumbing exams then perhaps you might want to read: How To Do The Plumber Journeyman Exam to help you get started as an apprentice plumber or journeyman plumber.

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