ORS 671.565¹
Landscape contracting business license requirements
  • fees
  • employees
  • filing of security
  • insurance
  • basis for independent contractor status

(1) Each person applying for a landscape contracting business license must:

(a) Pay to the State Landscape Contractors Board the applicable landscape contracting business license fee established by the board under ORS 671.650 (License fees).

(b) Have a landscape construction professional license or employ at least one person with a landscape construction professional license to supervise the landscaping operation of the business.

(c) Submit the names of all employees who are licensed landscape construction professionals.

(d) File with the board a form of security acceptable under ORS 671.690 (Surety bond, letter of credit or other security).

(e) File with the board a certificate of public liability, personal injury and property damage insurance covering the work of the landscape contracting business that is subject to ORS 671.510 (Short title) to 671.760 (Business income tax) for an amount not less than $100,000.

(f) Indicate, as set forth in ORS 670.600 (Independent contractor defined), the basis under which the applicant qualifies as an independent contractor.

(2) At the time of application for a license, for renewal of a license in active status or for return of a license to active status, the landscape contracting business shall provide evidence satisfactory to the board that the public liability, personal injury and property damage insurance required by subsection (1)(e) of this section is in effect. During a license period, the landscape contracting business shall provide, to the extent required by the board, satisfactory evidence of continued public liability, personal injury and property damage insurance coverage. [1983 c.452 §8; 1991 c.533 §1; 2005 c.609 §12; 2007 c.399 §3; 2007 c.541 §17a]

Law Review Cita­tions

16 WLR 511 (1979)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 671—Architect; Landscape Professions and Business, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors671.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 671, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­671ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
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