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Old 10-28-2018, 10:22 PM   #1
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Twice a year, I take one or two of my children out to Jersey to see their aunt and experience enough of New York City to never want to move there.

While we are there, I always pick a project to work on for a day or two on my sister's house. Over the years, I've done everything from finishing her basement to replacing a rotten door, etc.

What is the permit and licensing requirements for this situation ? If it is relevant at all, I am licensed in my home state of Michigan.
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Old 10-29-2018, 04:58 AM   #2
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Twice a year, I take one or two of my children out to Jersey to see their aunt and experience enough of New York City to never want to move there.

While we are there, I always pick a project to work on for a day or two on my sister's house. Over the years, I've done everything from finishing her basement to replacing a rotten door, etc.

What is the permit and licensing requirements for this situation ? If it is relevant at all, I am licensed in my home state of Michigan.
Finishing her basement you need a permit...Direct door replacement you don't need a permit unless you making the opening bigger and changing the header.

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Just have her pull a homeowners permit. When I built or worked on my own house I always pulled a homeowner permit. Saves time and effort of having to have all my guys stamp them. Perfectly OK and it will all be inspected.
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How are you with a paint brush? Can you start tomorrow?
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Pay your 150 and get registered in nj, you could probably even add it to your current insurance.

Otherwise, just have her apply for the permits that would be needed. Family is allowed to do the work under a homeowner pulled permit

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That's all it takes? $150?

I wouldn't have to get a NJ contractor's or builder's license? Or is that what you guys do get out here?
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How are you with a paint brush? Can you start tomorrow?
I'm a pro, boss. But I'm leaving tomorrow, and I won't be back again until February

I'm good for four days in this godforsaken armpit of America, then I gotta get back home where I belong.
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That's all it takes? $150?

I wouldn't have to get a NJ contractor's or builder's license? Or is that what you guys do get out here?
No license required here, just the registration.
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I'm good for four days in this godforsaken armpit of America, ]
That's us
Which area of the arm pit? some are smellier than others

While you are here get a slice of pizza or a TEC w/spk on an actual hard roll
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Which area of the arm pit? some are smellier than others

While you are here get a slice of pizza or a TEC w/spk on an actual hard roll
I have sisters and neices in Teaneck and Holmdel. Come twice a year. Fly into Brick City, then ride home with my parents who don't like to fly.

Take the kids into the city for shows and general ripping through of my money, then spend a day or two poking around my sister's house repairing and such the things that her husband is not into. Which is anything utilizing a tool.

Four days later, I'm eager to see a tee that wasn't planted by a human hand.
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Reckon I'll get registered before my February trip back.
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Must pay for a liability insurance coverage as part of the registration process and record of criminal charges
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And the $100 or so to register the name, right? I'm pretty sure that was extra

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We carry a 2mil liability policy back home. I'll see about tacking NJ work onto that before the return. Never tried to really work outside of Michigan so this is some new stuff to me.
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We carry a 2mil liability policy back home. I'll see about tacking NJ work onto that before the return. Never tried to really work outside of Michigan so this is some new stuff to me.
That'll work if it can carry into New Jersey.

Like I said the other questions are have you ever been convicted kind of thing. I don't know if anybody checks these things when you register for $90. But you are putting it on record in the event there's a problem it's your ass.

https://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/hi...s/default.aspx
We also have a Consumer Fraud thing where home improvements exceeding $500 are required to have a contract with some specific language regarding the work, time frame, warranty etc.... Not that anybody enforces it but.....
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That'll work if it can carry into New Jersey.

Like I said the other questions are have you ever been convicted kind of thing. I don't know if anybody checks these things when you register for $90. But you are putting it on record in the event there's a problem it's your ass.

https://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/hi...s/default.aspx
We also have a Consumer Fraud thing where home improvements exceeding $500 are required to have a contract with some specific language regarding the work, time frame, warranty etc.... Not that anybody enforces it but.....
My sister is a blood sucking contract law attorney (whom I love very much) in Manhattan. I ain't signing S H I T with her lol.

Only thing the man has ever managed to stick to me is a speeding ticket. Should be good there.
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Damn, this thread reminded me I STILL have not gotten right with the law regarding my registration. I'm sure it's lapsed by now.
I kept trying to call to update my address and the automated system kept refusing to let me speak to somebody. I'll be damned if I'm driving all the way to Jersey City just to tell them I don't live there anymore.

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"He would later be forced to drive to Jersey City.... just to tell them he didn't live there anymore."
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Damn, this thread reminded me I STILL have not gotten right with the law regarding my registration. I'm sure it's lapsed by now.
I kept trying to call to update my address and the automated system kept refusing to let me speak to somebody. I'll be damned if I'm driving all the way to Jersey City just to tell them I don't live there anymore.

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"He would later be forced to drive to Jersey City.... just to tell them he didn't live there anymore."
Where'd you move to?

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Jersey City to Boonton.

Yeeeeeehaw!
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Jersey City to Boonton.

Yeeeeeehaw!
I got my Ram from Boonton 6 years ago, that's about all I know of it lol

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