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About Licensing

OCA licenses all persons operating home improvement businesses in Nassau County, as authorized by the Nassau County Administrative Code. This division provides the following services:


·         Accepts and reviews all applications for licenses and renewals.


·         Responds to consumer inquiries regarding the licensing status of contractors.


·         Issues Notices of Violation.


·         Works in conjunction with the District Attorney's Commercial Frauds Bureau and other governmental agencies to enforce Local Law 6-l970 and Local Law 2-l979.


·         Provides information to the Courts and to other jurisdictions.


·         Collects and administers funds for the Home Improvement Restitution Fund.