The CILB was created by Special Act 67-1876 in 1967. The CILB is comprised of
fifteen (15) members representative of the construction industry and citizens
within Palm Beach County. Although specific member representation is set forth
in Special Act 67-1876 and Chapter 489 F.S., as amended, members are appointed
by the BCC. The CILB is responsible for approving all applications for
certification examination, requests for change of status, and may take
disciplinary action against a county certified contractor for violations of
contractor certification laws. The CILB meets monthly (except during the month
of November), usually on the fourth Monday.
The purpose of the CILB is
clearly set forth in the Special Act and recognizes that the business of
construction and home improvements is a matter affecting the public interest,
and any person engaging in the business as herein defined shall be required to
establish competency and qualifications to be certified.
AUTHORITY: Special Act, Laws of Florida,
Chapter 67-1876, as amended from time to time.
APPOINTING AUTHORITY: Board of County
COMPOSITION, QUALIFICATIONS, TERMS AND
REMOVAL: This Board shall be composed of fifteen (15) members as
follows: Two (2) general contractors; one (1) building contractor; one (1)
residential contractor; one (1) electrical contractor; one (1) plumbing
contractor; one (1) HARV contractor; one (1) architect; one (1) engineer; one
(1) full-time building official, who meets the requirements of the Building
Officials Association of Florida. of the and is located within Palm Beach
County; one (1) roofing contractor and one (1) swimming pool contractor; and 3
consumer members. The basic term of office is three (3) years but no member
shall serve for more than two (2) consecutive terms, but may be re-appointed
after a three (3) year hiatus.
are held on the fourth Monday of each month, or as the need presents itself, at
2:00 p.m. at 2300 N Jog Road
West Palm Beach.
To establish qualifications
and competency of contractors that work within the County. The Board also
provides for the testing and licensing of these contractors and is empowered to