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CSLB Licensing Policies and Procedures

CSLB Licensing Policies and Procedures

Is there such a thing as CSLB Licensing Policies and Procedures? And does the licensing branch of the CSLB follow them? From the outside looking in, the answer is no. From when I was an application technician on the inside looking out, the answer was still no. I firmly believe that the CSLB does not …

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Critical Classifications

Critical Classifications

The CSLB has seen the error of their ways and has done away with the list of Critical Classifications! Yep, you heard me! The Contractors State License Board, under the direction of the new Registrar Cindi Christenson (she’s moved to the top of my Christmas List!), has seen the light. They have done away with …

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CSLB Employees of the Month

CSLB Employees of the Month

Today we are highlighting the outstanding efforts put forward by two CSLB employees who go above and beyond the call of stupidity. Employee #1 rejected an application because some of the experience provided went past the ten year limit. IF, the experience provided needed to include the time that went past the ten year limit, …

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Do I have to submit an experience outline?

Do I have to submit an experience outline?

I received an email today from a reader who was looking for an answer to this question: Do I have to submit an experience outline with my application if I held the same classification over five years ago? The email stated: Dear Mr. Cocciante: Your Blog is a wonderful resource and I am happy I …

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CSLB Application Processing Procedures & Stats

CSLB Application Processing Procedures & Stats

CSLB Application Processing Procedures were discussed at a recent meeting. Below is part of a powerpoint presentation given at the 10/21/13 Licensing Committee Meeting where they discuss their “new” cslb application processing procedures. It seems to me that the more they try to explain away their decision to profile certain applicants and trades, the more …

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