87-1.1. Exception for licensees under Article 2 or 4.

G.S. 87-1 shall not apply to a licensee under Article 2 or 4 of this Chapter of the General Statutes, G.S. 87-43 shall not apply to a licensee under Article 2 of this Chapter of the General Statutes, and G.S. 87-21(a)(5) shall not apply to a licensee under Article 4 of this Chapter of the General Statutes when the licensee is bidding and contracting directly with the owner of a building project if all of the following apply:

(1) A licensed general contractor performs all work that falls within the classifications in G.S. 87-10(b) and the State Licensing Board of General Contractor's rules.

(2) The total amount of the general contracting work so classified does not exceed a percentage of the total bid price pursuant to rules established by the Board.

(3) A licensee with the appropriate license under Article 2 or Article 4 of this Chapter performs all work that falls within the classifications in Article 2 and Article 4 of this Chapter.

(4) The total amount of the work under the classifications in Article 2 of this Chapter does not exceed a percentage of the total bid price pursuant to rules established by the State Board of Examiners of Electrical Contractors.

(5) The total amount of the work under the classifications in Article 4 of this Chapter does not exceed a percentage of the total bid price pursuant to rules established by the State Board of Examiners of Plumbing, Heating, and Fire Sprinkler Contractors. (2003-231, s. 1; 2006-241, s. 2; 2006-259, s. 43; 2006-261, s. 3; 2021-122, s. 1; 2022-6, s. 20.9(a).)