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E-Commerce Applications Outage

To accommodate the deployment of a new system, the Department of Commerce Community and Economic Development is scheduling an outage for all e-Commerce applications from November 30 at 5PM until December 1 at 7AM

Offices Closed to Public

The Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development offices are closed to the public at this time. We are still open for business and encourage you to contact us via phone or email.

Construction Contractors FAQs

Information for Consumers

1.   What should I know before hiring a construction contractor? 2.   How do I know if a construction contractor is licensed and insured? 3.   What if who I am hiring is a "handyman"? 4.   How can I protect myself from home-improvement scams? 5.   What steps can I follow to ensure my home-improvement project is done correctly?

Information for Contractors

1. Do I need a construction contractor license? 2. I'm a handyman, do I need a professional license? 3. What are the amounts of bonding required of contractors? 4. How do I obtain a construction contractor license? 5. What are a contractor’s advertising requirements?

Contact Us

The licensing examiners are at our main office in Juneau and may be contacted by telephone:

Karl Marx Licensee Name: A-J (907) 465-5470
Janet Brown Licensee Name: K-Z (907) 465-5372
Jerry Hannasch Residential Contractors (907) 465-8443