Licensing

The Board of Landscape Irrigation Contractors is overseen by the NJ State Department of Community Affairs (DCA). 

CONTACT INFORMATION FOR THE DCA:
New Jersey Department of Community Affairs
Division of Codes & Standards
Licensing & Education
Board of Landscape Irrigation Contractors
PO Box 802
Trenton, NJ 08625-0802
Phone: (609) 984-7834
Email: LIC@dca.nj.gov
Click here to visit website 

Click here for the form to report a non-licensed irrigation contractor to the state

Certification of Contractors
New Jersey Statute (C.45:5AA-01 to 11)
Requires that after December 31, 1996, all irrigation contractors must be tested and certified by the Department of Community Affairs Click here for more information on the state guidelines.

Click here for the application to become a certified irrigation contractor.

Continuing Education Credits
Effective March 17, 2014 all individuals certified as Landscape Irrigation Contractors are required to obtain 16 Continuing Education Credits (CECs) to renew their license. Individuals who have not yet submitted CECs can do so by completing the CEC submission form, and providing copies of course certificates to the Board. 

CEC Submission form (including instructions)

Individuals who have previously submitted CECs to the Board can track the amount of credits they currently have by visiting the New Jersey Landscape Irrigation Contractors Continuing Education Credits (CEC) Verification Site.

To view the information on the CEC verification site, you will have to create a profile on the Irrigation Association’s webpage.
Click here forDirections for creating a profile