Section 54.1-1100 of the Code of Virginia identifies the definition of "Contractor" as any person, that for a fixed price, commission, fee, or percentage, undertakes to bid upon, or accepts, or offers to accept, orders or contracts for performing, managing, or superintending in whole or in part, the construction, removal, repair, or improvement of any building or structure permanently annexed to real property owned, controlled, or leased by another person, or any other improvements to such real property.

All contractors are required to have a license issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia. Any contractors living and working in Page County must have a business license issued through the Commissioner of Revenue.

There are 3 classes of contractors:
  • Class A - There are no monetary restrictions 
  • Class B - can bid on jobs less than $120,000
  • Class C - can bid on jobs less than $10,000
Along with the above license, electricians, plumbers, and persons doing mechanical work are also required to have a tradesman certification card, issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia.

For additional information, visit the Department of Professional & Occupational Regulation website.