Construction Trade Research Area

(C-13) Fencing

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Contractors State License Board
9821 Business Park Drive
P.O. Box 26000
Sacramento, CA  95826
Phone:  (800) 321-2752
CA State License Board

Exam Type


Exam Content

Subject Areas % of
Planning and Estimating 22
Preparation and Post Installation 21
Fence and Gate Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 41
Safety 16

The California License Board does not publish the passing score. According to the Blueprint for Becoming a California Licensed Contractor, "You will be informed at the test site about the percentage of correct answers needed to pass each examination."
The qualifying individual for a contractor’s license is required to pass the written Law and Business and trade examinations unless he or she meets the requirements for a waiver.

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Books NOT Allowed in the Exam

1. California Building Code, 2013, ICC. Buy from Publisher
2. California One Call Law, Underground Service Alert of Southern California. Doc Link
3. ASTM - Selected Standards for Fence Materials and Products, 13th Edition, American Society for Testing and Materials. Buy from Publisher
4. California Vehicle Code, 2014, Department of Motor Vehicles. Doc Link
5. Standard Plans and Standard Specifications, 2010, State of California Department of Transportation. Doc Link
6. Standard Specifications for Public Works Construction (Green Book), 15th Edition, 2009, BNI Building News. Buy at Amazon
7. Cal/OSHA Construction Safety Orders. California Code of Regulations, Title 8, Division 1 - Industrial Relations, Chapter 4, Subchapter 5 (Electrical Safety Orders). Doc Link

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licenses in this jurisdiction

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