Builders Board

The Builders Board oversees the registration of the business entities and qualified individuals as Building Contractors in the Cayman Islands. The Builders Board meets regularly to consider applications for registration. The enabling legislation for the formation and function of the Builders Board is The Builders Law (2007 Revision) as amended and The Builders Regulations (2008 Revision) as amended.

The Board is made up of 10 members and the Executive Secretary of the Board is the Director of Planning, Mr. Haroon Pandohie.

Members

Mr. Heber Arch (Chairman) Mr. Tommie Bodden (Deputy Chairman)
Mr. Stanley Hill Mr. Antoney Reid
Mr. Dave Johnston Mr. Omar McLean
Mr. Roland Bodden Mr. Dean Scott
Mr. Mervin Smith Mrs. Peta-Gaye Symons

Apply for Builders Board License

To apply for a Builder’s Board License, please complete the form below, so we can send you a registration form to complete. Click here to access the hard copy of the form if you wish to submit your application through the Department of Planning’s front desk.

Builders Board Policy

Please click here to view Builder Board Policy

Licencing Information for Plumbers

Please click here to view Apprentice Plumber’s Licence Registration Form.

Please click here to view Journeyman or Master Plumber’s Licence Exam Application Form.

Please click here to view Plumber’s Licence Renewal Form.

Please click here to view Plumber’s Licencing Information Sheet.

Fees for Business Entities and Qualified Individuals

CATEGORY MINIMUM
INSURANCE COVERAGE
General Contractor $1,000,000
Building Contractor $1,000,000
Residential Contractor $1,000,000
Trade Contractor $200,000
Civil Engineering Contractor $1,000,000

Trade Contractor Breakdown

To view trade contractor breakdown,  please click here.

Builders Board Legislation

Click here to view Builders Board Laws and Regulations.

Builders Board Presentation

Click here to view Builders Board presentation.

Builders Board Contractors Requirements

Click here to view Builders Board Contractors Fees and Registration Requirements.

Click here to view Builders Board Contractors Fees and Registration Requirements for the Sister Islands.

Meeting Minutes

February Meeting Minutes
MEETING: 7 | DATE: FEB-27-2018

February Meeting Minutes
MEETING: 6 | DATE: FEB-22-2018

February Meeting Minutes
MEETING: 5 | DATE: FEB-15-2018

February Meeting Minutes
MEETING: 4 | DATE: FEB-8-2018

February Meeting Minutes
MEETING: 3 | DATE: FEB-1-2018

January Meeting Minutes
MEETING: 2 | DATE: JAN-25-2018

January Meeting Minutes
MEETING: 1 | DATE: JAN-18-2018

December Meeting Minutes
MEETING: 17 | DATE: DEC-14-2017

November Meeting Minutes
MEETING: 16 | DATE: NOV-30-2017

November Meeting Minutes
MEETING: 15 | DATE: NOV-27-2017

Glossary of Definitions

“Application” means the first application for registration after commencement of this Law, an application for renewal and an application seeking re-categorization

“Board” means the Builders Board established by Section 3 of the Law;

“Insurer” includes an insurance agent;

“Law” means the Builder’s Law, (2015 Revision);

“Qualifying person” means a person whose expertise the business entity concerned requires to have in order to qualify for registration in a category.

“Registered” means;-

(a) In relation to a business entity, registered in one of the categories specified in section 5 (4) of the Law or other category determined there under; and

(b) in relation to a qualified individual, registered as such under section 16 (1) of the Law. (2015 Revision)

“Building contractor” means a business entity which;-

(a) Constructs commercial, industrial, institutional, residential or other buildings, including their ancillary buildings, none of which projects exceed three storeys OR 25,000 square feet; or

(b) Repairs, improves, extends or renovates buildings of any size where such work does not affect the structural integrity of the building.

“Business entity” means an individual, partnership or a company, joint venture that carries on business or proposes to lawfully carry on business, and includes a charitable organization or other non-governmental organizations that undertake the management and/or supervision of the construction process including the management and or supervision of Trades Contractors.

“Business premises” means a place registered as a place of business for purposes of this Law or other place at which business is carried on.

“Civil Engineering Contractor” means a business entity which builds roads, bridges, docks, utilities infrastructure and other similar constructions as the Board may under section 6 (4) determine, and “civil engineering construction” shall be construed accordingly.

“General Contractor” means a business entity which performs any type or description of construction, other than civil engineering construction, and “general construction” shall be construed accordingly.

“Residential Contractor” means a business entity which constructs, repairs, renovates, extends or improves any building comprising up to four dwelling units, not exceeding three storeys in height, and their ancillary buildings, and residential construction shall be construed accordingly.

“Trades Contractor” means a business entity that does not fall under the purview of a general contractor, residential contractor, building contractor or civil engineering contractor but which includes other works such as site works contractor, concrete & masonry contractor, metal works contractor, wood, plastic & aluminum works contractor, thermal & moisture works contractor, finishes & specialty contractor, special construction contractor, mechanical contractor, plumbing contractor, electrical contractor, detection/monitoring & security contractor, green technologies installation contractor and such other work that may be determined by the Boards under section 6 (4) and sub trade construction shall be construed accordingly.

“Sub- Trade Contractor” shall be specific elements of a trade under Trade Contractor.