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How to complain to the State's plumbing and contractor licensing departments.

Before sending your complaint make sure it falls within the jurisdiction of the contractor licensing department or board. Click below to find out what kinds of complaints are typically investigated by the state contractor licensing authorities.

Alabama:
About building contractor complain to the Home Builders Licensure Board. Download the form and return completed form to the Home Builders Licensure Board. The Board must receive original, signed and notarized form before processing consumer complaint.
About electrical contractor complain to the Alabama Electrical Contractors Board
About HVAC contractor complaint to the State of Alabama Board of Heating, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Contractors.
About your plumber complain to the Alabama Plumbers and Gas Fitters Examining Bord.
For more information about licensing, complaint options, and links go to "Where to complain about plumber or contractor in Alabama".

Alaska:
You can complain about your Alaska contractor to the Division of Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing.
You can also complain to the Alaska Attorney General's Office Consumer Protection Unit.
For more information about licensing, complaint options, and links go to "Where to complain about plumber or contractor in Alaska".

Arkansas:
About building and remodeling contractor in Arkansas complain to the the Arkansas Contractors Licensing Board.
About electrician and HVAC contractor in Arkansas complain to the Electrical Board of the Labor Code Enforcement Division.
You can complain about plumber or HVAC contractor in Arkansas to: Protective Health Codes of Arkansas Department of Health.
For more information about licensing, complaint options, and links go to "Where to complain about plumber or contractor in Arkansas".

Arizona:
To complain about contractor or plumber in Arizona use a standard Arizona Registrar of Contractors complaint form from the link below.
Arizona has a Recovery Fund
For more information about licensing, complaint options, and links go to "Where to complain about plumber or contractor in Arizona".

California:
California Contractors State License Board has jurisdiction over licensed and unlicensed contractors offering services in home building, remodeling, room additions, swimming pools, painting, roofing, landscaping, plumbing, electrical, heating and air conditioning, and installation and repair of mobile homes, etc. File a complaint about your contractor or plumber in California within four years from the date of service with the California Contractors State License Board.
For more information about licensing, complaint options, and links go to "Where to complain about plumber or contractor in California".

Colorado:
To File a Complaint against an Architect, Landscape Architect, Engineer, Plumber, Plumbing Contractor, Electrician, or Electrical Contractor in Colorado contact Division of Registrations.
For more information about licensing, complaint options, and links go to "Where to complain about plumber or contractor in Colorado".

Connecticut:
Complain about contrctors or plumbers in Connecticut to the Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection.
For more information about licensing, complaint options, and links go to "Where to complain about plumber or contractor in Connecticut".

Delaware:
To complain about contractor or plumber in Delaware you may file a complaint with the Delaware Division of Professional Regulation.
For more information about licensing, complaint options, and links go to "Where to complain about plumber or contractor in Delaware".

Florida:
Complain about contractor or plumber in Florida to the Florida Construction Industry Licensing Board.
For more information about licensing, complaint options, and links go to "Where to complain about plumber or contractor in Florida".

Georgia:
Complain about contractor or plumber in Georgia to the Georgia Construction Industry Licensing Board
For more information about licensing, complaint options, and links go to "Where to complain about plumber or contractor in Georgia".

Hawaii:
To complain about contractor or plumber in Hawaii contact Hawaii Regulated Industries Complaints Office.
For more information about licensing, complaint options, and links go to "Where to complain about plumber or contractor in Hawaii".

Idaho:
To complain about contractor or plumber in Idaho contact the Idaho Division of Building Safety.
For more information about licensing, complaint options, and links go to "Where to complain about plumber or contractor in Idaho".

Illinois:
File complaint about your Illinois contractor with the Consumer Protection Division of the Illinois Attorney General's office.
For more information about licensing, complaint options, and links go to "Where to complain about plumber or contractor in Illinois".

Indiana:
Complaints about contractors and plumbers in Indiana should be filed with the Consumer Protection Division of the Indiana State Attorney General's office.
Plumbers Recovery Fund - payment by court order.
For more information about licensing, complaint options, and links go to "Where to complain about plumber or contractor in Indiana".

Iowa:
To complain about your plumber in Iowa contact the Iowa Plumbing & Mechanical Systems Board.
To complain about electrician in Iowa contact the Iowa Electrical licensing and inspection program.
To complain about other contractors contact the Iowa State Attorney General's Consumer Protection Division.
For more information about licensing, complaint options, and links go to "Where to complain about plumber or contractor in Iowa".

Kansas:
Kansas does not have state license for contractors. File your complaint about contractor or plumber with the Kansas Attorney General's Consumer Protection Division.
For more information about licensing, complaint options, and links go to "Where to complain about plumber or contractor in Kansas".

Kentucky:
To complain about your plumber in Kentucky contact the Division of Plumbing.
About your HVAC contractor in Kentucky complain to the Kentucky Department of Housing, Buildings and Construction.
About other contractor in Kentucky complain to the KY State Attorney General.
For more information about licensing, complaint options, and links go to "Where to complain about plumber or contractor in Kentucky".

Louisiana:
About plumber in Louisiana complain to the State Plumbing Board of Louisiana.
About other contractors complain to Louisiana State Licensing Board For Contractors.
For more information about licensing, complaint options, and links go to "Where to complain about plumber or contractor in Louisiana".

Maine:
In Maine file your complaint about contractors and plumbers with the Office of Licensing and Registration.
For more information about licensing, complaint options, and links go to "Where to complain about plumber or contractor in Maine".

Maryland:
About a plumber in Maryland complain to the Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing, Maryland Board of Plumbing.
About HVAC and other contractors in Maryland complain to the Maryland Board of Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Contractors.
About home improvement contractors complain to the Maryland Home Improvement Commission.
About electrician complain to the Maryland Board of Master Electricians.
For more information about licensing, complaint options, and links go to "Where to complain about plumber or contractor in Maryland".

Massachusetts:
About home improvement contractor in Massachusetts complain to the Office of Consumer Affairs & Business Regulation (OCABR) using Home Improvement Contractor Complaint form.
About your electricians, plumbers, etc in Massachusetts complain to the Division of Professional Licensure.
For more information about licensing, complaint options, and links go to "Where to complain about plumber or contractor in Massachusetts".

Michigan:
Complain against electricians, mechanical contractors, and plumbers with the Michigan Office of Administrative Services (OAS).
Complain about residential builders, maintenance, and alteration contractors as well as many other contractors and proffesionals with the Michigan Bureau of Commercial Services.
For more information about licensing, complaint options, and links go to "Where to complain about plumber or contractor in Michigan".

Minnesota:
To complain about your plumber in Minnesota file the Consumer complaint for plumbing work with the Department of Labor and Industry Plumbing.
About building contractors in Minnesota complain using Building Contractors Consumer Complaint form.
About electrician in Minnesota complain using Electrical Complaint Information and Form.
For more information about licensing, complaint options, and links go to "Where to complain about plumber or contractor in Minnesota".

Mississippi:
You can file a complaint about plumbers, HVAC, remodeling and other contractors with the Mississippi State Board of Contractors.
For more information about licensing, complaint options, and links go to "Where to complain about plumber or contractor in Mississippi".

Missouri:
Missouri does not have a general contractors license. General contractors are licensed and regulated at the local level. But you can file a complaint regarding your plumber or other contractor with The Missouri Attorney General's Office.
For more information about your complaint options and links go to "Where to complain about plumber or contractor in Missouri".

Montana:
You can file a complaint about your contractor or plumber with the Montana Department of Labor & Industry - Business Standards Division.
For more information about your complaint options and links go to "Where to complain about plumber or contractor in Montana".

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