Contractor and Vendor Registration

Building Trades Contractors and Sign Contractors are required to register with the City of Brownwood for any work being conducted in the city limits of Brownwood. The following are requirements for different tradesmen:

General Contractors and Builders only need to provide the registration form and pay annual fee of $25.00*.

Contractors doing work in city right-of-way need to provide the registration form, a license/permit bond in the amount of $5,000 and pay annual fee of $25.00*.

Electrical Contractors need to provide the registration form, copy of state electrical contractor’s license, copy of state master electrician’s license, a certificate of liability insurance that shows the City of Brownwood as a certificate holder and pay annual fee of $25.00*.

Air Conditioning Contractors need to provide the registration form, copy of state HVAC license, a certificate of liability insurance that shows the City of Brownwood as a certificate holder and pay annual fee of $25.00*.

Plumbing Contractors need to provide the registration form, copy of state master plumber’s license and a certificate of liability insurance that shows the City of Brownwood as a certificate holder.

Landscape Irrigator Contractors need to provide the registration form, copy of state landscape irrigation license, a certificate of liability insurance that shows the City of Brownwood as a certificate holder and pay annual fee of $25.00*.

Backflow Prevention Assembly Testers need to provide the registration form, copy of state backflow prevention assembly tester license, a certificate of liability insurance that shows the City of Brownwood as a certificate holder and pay annual fee of $25.00*.

Fire Protection Contractors need to provide the registration form, copies of applicable state licenses, a certificate of liability insurance that shows the City of Brownwood as a certificate holder and pay annual fee of $25.00*.

Moving Contractors need to provide the registration form, a certificate of liability insurance that shows the City of Brownwood as a certificate holder and pay annual fee of $50.00*.

Sign Contractors need to provide the registration form, a license/permit bond in the amount of $3,000 or a certificate of liability insurance that shows the City of Brownwood as a certificate holder and pay annual fee of $75.00*.

Vendors are required to register with the City of Brownwood for any activity conducted within the city limits of Brownwood. It shall be unlawful for any person to peddle, solicit or sell from the streets of the city. The following are requirements for different types of vendors:

Itinerant Merchants, Peddlers or Vendors going from house to house or place to place within the city that sells or solicits orders for goods, wares, merchandise, services or subscriptions needs to provide the registration form, an application for Itinerant or Transient Merchant permit and pay annual fee of $75.00*.

Transient Merchants or Vendors engaged in the temporary or transient business of selling or offering for sale or taking orders for sale by either hiring, renting, leasing or occupying any room or space in any building or occupying private property needs to provide the registration form, an application for Itinerant or Transient Merchant permit, a Letter of Authorization from property owner, a license/permit bond in the amount of $2,000 that shall remain in effect for the duration of the permit and two years thereafter, and pay annual fee of $75.00*.

*Fees are to be prorated as the year progresses.