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    Our equipment rental network has:
    12 Rental Partners serving Amarillo
    Book Online
    24/7
    Call Us / 5AM - 5PM PT
    (888) 325-5172
    Why you don't see location information
    *Why you don't see location information

    In order to provide you with the highest quality equipment at the best rates, we source from a wide network of suppliers in your area. This saves you time and money while serving as your single source supplier for all your rental needs. For example, multiple item orders are often sourced using multiple suppliers to get you the best rates. Call us at (888) 325-5172 to place your order or simply book online.

    About Construction Projects in Amarillo, TX

    Contractors in Amarillo, Texas, need to know about building permits. The first step in starting a job is applying forĀ a permit. Learn more about Amarillo’s permits and licensing.

    Building Permits

    In Amarillo, you have to get a permit before you start work on a job. The only time you can start work first is in an emergency. If you have to do an emergency repair, get a permit on the next business day.

    Permits you might need for your Amarillo job:

    • Building
    • Electrical
    • Irrigation
    • Mechanical
    • Plumbing
    • Roofing
    • Sign
    • Short-term business
    • Swimming pool or spa

    Here are some examples of work that needs a permit:

    • Removing a wall
    • Cutting into a wall
    • Removing a support beam
    • Changing where a building’s exits are
    • Moving the water supply
    • Moving the sewer
    • Changing the electrical wiring

    Most construction work needs a permit. The city doesn’t ask for a permit for a few small jobs. If you don’t see your job on the no-permit, check with the city. It probably needs a permit.

    No permit is needed for:

    • Small buildings, like storage sheds or playhouses. They have to be smaller than 200 square feet
    • Fences shorter than 8 feet. Fences around swimming pools don’t count
    • Retaining walls that are shorter than 4 feet
    • Work is done inside a house. Things like painting, adding tiling, adding carpeting, or putting in cabinets
    • Above-ground pools. They need to hold fewer than 5,000 gallons of water. They also need to be pre-made
    • Cloth shades
    • Window awnings on outside walls. They need to stick out less than 54 inches. They can’t have extra support
    • Minor electrical work, like repairing a light switch
    • Stopping plumbing leaks
    • Cleaning out blocked pipes

    Contractor Licensing

    If you are a contractor who wants to work in Amarillo, you need a license. Texas doesn’t require a license for many contractors that Amarillo does.

    Contractors who need Amarillo licenses:

    • General
    • New residential
    • Residential remodeling
    • Electrical
    • HVAC
    • Glass and glazing
    • Insulation
    • Irrigation
    • Plumbing
    • Commercial roofing
    • Residential roofing
    • Sign (electrical or non-electrical)
    • Swimming pool and spa
    • Water treatment equipment installation
    • Medical gas

    Insurance and Liability Coverage

    Not every contractor in Amarillo or Texas needs insurance. General contractors and residential contractors don’t need insurance. Even so, insurance is a good idea for contractors to have, namely general liability insurance. Other kinds of helpful insurance are workers’ comp, builder’s risk, and general contractor insurance.

    Contractors who need insurance in Amarillo or Texas:

    • Electrical
    • Glass and glazing
    • HVAC
    • Insulation
    • Plumbing
    • Medical gas
    • Commercial roofing
    • Residential roofing
    • Electrical sign

    Homeowners can ask for insurance information from you as their contractor. You might want to get more insurance just to be sure you’re covered for all scenarios.

    While working in Amarillo, you also need the proper aerial equipment for your work. Renting a manlift, forklift, scissor lift, or boom lift is going to be a necessity to get you ready to build. So, with the right equipment and your knowledge of permits and licensing for Amarillo, it’s time to start building!

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