Pinellas Sheriff: Report Unlicensed Contractors
It is a felony to knowingly complete unlicensed contracting work during a time the governor has declared a state of emergency, according to the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office.
PINELLAS COUNTY – The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office urges citizens to report incidents of unlicensed contractor work and/or offers to do repair work in the wake of Hurricane Irma.
Sheriff’s deputies help the Pinellas County Construction Licensing Board with citizen complaints about unlicensed contractors. This help is provided through the initiation of a Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office special project pilot program. The special project is referred to as the Construction License Investigative Unit.
Deputies are encouraging citizens to be vigilant of unlicensed contracting solicitation and report such incidents in the following ways: Call the Construction License Investigative Unit (727) 582-6767. Submit a tip on line using one of these links: pcsoweb.com or seeclickfix.com.
Deputies want the public to know they will be looking for this type of illegal activity, respond and investigate complaints from citizens of unlicensed contracting work.
Currently, deputies said, it is a felony to knowingly complete unlicensed contracting work during a time the governor has declared a state of emergency.
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