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About Licensing


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


·         Accepts and reviews all applicants for licenses and renewals.


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


·         Issues Notices of Violation.

·         Reviews all Suspensions, Revocations & Reinstatements of licenses.


·         Works in conjunction with the District Attorney's Commercial Frauds Bureau and other governmental agencies to enforce Local Law 6-1970 which governs residential Home Improvement businesses in Nassau County.


·         Provides information to the Courts and to other jurisdictions.


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