Specialty Contractor Law and Legal Definition

Specialty contractors are craftsmen who require a license for practice. A specialty contractors can greatly benefit the outcome of a project, favorably impacting its budget, schedule, and quality.

The following is an example of a state law defining specialty contractor:

A specialty contractor refers to a contractor whose scope of practice is limited to a specific segment of electrical or alarm system contracting established in a category adopted by board rule, including, but not limited to, residential electrical contracting, maintenance of electrical fixtures, and fabrication, erection, installation, and maintenance of electrical advertising signs together with the interrelated parts and supports thereof. [Fla. Stat. § 489.505].