Article 8 Chapter VI-Business Regulations & Licensing REQUIRES all persons engaging in the business or acting in the capacity of a contractor within the city when the cost, value or price per job exceeds the sum of two thousand dollars ($2,000.00) shall obtain City Contractor License. This is applicable to both general and sub-contractors.
Per the Watford City Ordinance Code 6-804 City Contractor Business Licenses will expire annually on March 31st. Watford City Contractor Licenses are issued and renewed for an annual fee of $50.00.
Along with the completed Application, a current
copy of a State of North Dakota Contractor License must be submitted for
both new and renewed City licenses.
Updated for 2021: a contractor who anticipates working on, near, or within City right-of-way (ROW), streets, alleys, or other public places must submit copies of bonding, licenses, and insurances with the Contractor Business License application. This information will be held on file with the City for reference on future permits.
A fillable Contractor Business License Application form can be found in the link below.
: the Contractor Business License Application form has been updated for 2021. **Previous versions will no longer be accepted.**