SB854 - Contractor Must Register With The State To Bid On Public Works Projects
Updated On: Dec 31, 2015
IMPORTANT NOTICE to all contractors who bid on a public works project in California on or after March 1, 2015, or who were awarded such a project on or after April 1, 2015: Â All DIR Public Works contractor registrations obtained before July 1, 2015, expired at the end of that fiscal year, on June 30, 2015. If you activated your registration on or after July 1, 2015, you do not need to renew. Your registration is valid through Jun 30, 2016.
Starting on January 1, 2016, the penalty for lapsed contractor registration (in addition to the $300 annual renewal fee) will increase from $300 to $2,000.
Please note that if you were registered last year and have not bid on or worked on any public works projects requiring registration on or after July 1, 2015, your registration has expired but is not lapsed, and you can renew for this fiscal year without incurring any penalties.
If you believe your PW contractor registration is active, we encourage you to: