Home Improvement Contractor

Print the application for home improvement contractor registration.

Print the required bond for home improvement contractors.

Print the Subcontractor Verification Letter:  Required for each subcontractor listed on the building permit application.

Notice of Revised Fee Schedule effective 01 March 2016

New for Home Improvement Contractors: as of 01/01/2013, Contractors should be advised that if the application for license on file with the City of Universal City is more than 5 years old, that a new application, to include new references, will be required at the time of renewal. The review of the new application, the verification of references, and the review of the STATE criminal history search data may take up to 5 to 7 working days for processing by the Building Official. To expedite the review process, please ensure that all references include phone numbers and legible handwriting.

New for Home Improvement Contractors: As of November 5, 2012, all home improvement contractor applications shall require a copy of a recent criminal history search  through the Texas Department of Public Safety (TXDPS) ) [https://records.txdps.state.tx.us], or any other means available for obtaining a recent STATE criminal history search for each applicant, partner, or corporate officer for the general contracting business on whose behalf the application is submitted. Be advised that these entities charge a nominal fee for this service.

A new STATE Criminal History Search is required with each annual renewal of the Home Improvement Contractor license.

Thank you for working with the City as it updates files and works to ensure a safe and quaility environment for its residents.