Licensing requirements for construction flagging contractors
Effective July 1, 2017, construction flagging contractors
must be licensed with the Construction Contractors Board.
Per ORS 701.470, a construction flagging contractor is a
person or business who employs, contracts with, or obtains through a worker
leasing company, one or more individuals to act as construction flaggers.
Construction flaggers are individuals who, for compensation, direct the flow
of motor vehicle traffic on a public roadway to prevent conflict between the
flow of traffic and construction activity on or near the roadway. It is not an individual performing work for the federal government or a public body (as defined in ORS 174.109.)
A construction flagging contractor may not engage in any other construction activities.
Who doesn't need this license
- A business regulated by the Public Utility Commission.
- A construction business is not required to obtain a
construction flagging contractor license if it is already licensed as a
commercial contractor or a residential general contractor.
How to apply
An applicant for a construction flagging contractor license
must submit all of these:
completed Construction Flagging Contractor application and fee
- A construction
flagging contractor surety bond in the amount of $20,000
general liability insurance policy in an amount of not less than $500,000.