swimming pool association

Reporting Unlicensed Activity

How to report unlicensed activity to the DBPR

  • The state of Florida requires a license; you can confirm licenses at www.MyFloridaLicense.com.
  • Non-licensed contractors performing work which requires a license can be reported to the Department of Business and Professional Regulation

Call the DBPR’s toll-free hotline 866-532-1440 or e-mail ULA@dbpr.state.fl.us (report is forwarded to local office / investigator). A list of regulation offices can be found at www.myfloridalicense.com/dbpr/reg/contact.html


Download the DBPR app to make reports quickly and easily.

Licenses

There are four swimming pool contractor licenses. More detailed descriptions can be found here.

    • Commercial pool/spa contractor: They can repair, build/install and service residential and commercial pools and spas.
    • Residential pool/spa contractor: They can repair, build/install and service residential pools and spas (not commercial).
    • Swimming pool/spa servicing contractor: They can repair and service (not build) commercial and residential pools and spas.

Residential pool/spa servicing specialty contractor: They can repair and service (not build) residential pools and spas (not commercial).

 

Below The Surface the Industry blog

Ray Kurilavicius DART Pool Solutions *The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the position of the FSPA. Please confirm the work permissible under your license.*   That time of year is fast approaching; heating season will be here in no time. This long hot […]

Brett D. Holland Treasure Pools Due to the constant advancement in technology, pool contractors now have design tools made available to them that they did not once have in the past.  Although there are a few designers who still design on graph paper, there are a few in the industry who are taking full advantage […]

Todd Koontz Spies Pool LLC In Florida, it is a criminal offense to engage in contracting work or to act in the capacity of a contractor without a valid contractor’s license. It can be tempting for individuals or businesses to hire unlicensed contractors or subcontractors. As licensed pool contractors, the following points can help us educate […]