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Plumber Licenses

No person shall within the limits of the City of Welland hold himself out as a Master Plumber or Journeyman Plumber, or act as a Master Plumber or Journeyman Plumber, or do any plumbing work unless he holds a License issued under the authority of By-law 8324.

The fees payable upon Application for License and renewals shall be in accordance with the following schedule:
Master Journeyman
Upon an Application for a License $53.00 $10.00
Upon an Application for a Renewal of License $27.00 $10.00

All Applicants for a Master Plumber’s License must hold a valid Certificate of Qualification for the trade of Plumber under the Apprenticeship and Tradesmen’s Qualification Act and certify that they are currently Licensed as a Master Plumber by a Municipality or demonstrate they have sufficient experience in the trade of Plumbing (usually 2-3 years minimum).

Every License issued shall expire on the 31st day of December, in the calendar year of issuance.

“Master Plumber” means a person who is skilled in the planning, superintending and installing of plumbing, is familiar with the laws, rules and regulations governing the same, has a regular place of business in Ontario and who himself or by Journeyman Plumber means a person who has been issued a Certificate of Qualification in the trade of plumber under the Apprenticeship and Tradesmen’s Qualification Act.”