About Licensing

OCA licenses all persons operating residential home improvement businesses in Nassau County, as authorized by the Nassau County Administrative Code. This division provides the following services:

  • Accepts and reviews all applicants for licenses and renewals.
  • Responds to consumer inquiries regarding the licensing status of contractors.
  • Issues Notices of Violation.
  • Reviews all Suspensions, Revocations  and Reinstatements of licenses.
  • Works in conjunction with the District Attorney's Commercial Frauds Bureau and other governmental agencies to enforce Local Law 6-1970 which governs residential Home Improvement businesses in Nassau County.
  • Provides information to the Courts and to other jurisdictions.
  • Collects and administers funds for the Home Improvement Restitution Fund.