CSLB has jurisdiction over contractors for up to four years from the date of the violation, and up to 10 years for some hidden (latent) structural defects.
What is the biggest complaint about contractors?
- Failing to show up.
- Not taking the time to do the job right.
- Not listening to or understanding requests.
- Leaving a mess.
How do I speak to a representative at CSLB?
CSLB Phone Number: Dial 1-800-321-2752 and then choose option 1, then option 2, and then option 9 to speak with a live person and bypass the automated system.
How to file a complaint against a construction company in California?
- Call to have a Complaint Form mailed to you 1-800-321-CSLB (2752), OR.
- Use the On-line Complaint Form, OR.
- Download and Print a Complaint Form.
What is the statute of limitations on construction defects in California?
Overall Statute of Limitations on Construction Defects in California. While the Act provides an overall limitations period of 10 years, there are specific limitations for certain types of defects. For example: 4 years from the close of escrow for plumbing and sewer systems, electrical systems and exterior pathways.
What does local code enforcement do?
"A Code Enforcement Officer is a sworn or non-sworn inspector, officer or investigator, employed by a city, or county, or city and county, who possesses specialized training in, and whose primary duties are the prevention, detection, investigation, and enforcement of violations of laws regulating public nuisance,