What are exemptions to the LLP Law?

Vernon Greene -

The following are exemption from the LLP law:

  • A State licensed plumbing contractor, with a CMC-A, MC-A, CMC, or MC classification is exempt from the LLP requirement;
  • Modular home installer or retailer licensees performing plumbing work on a modular unit, in connection with a manufacturer’s warranty;
  • Employed as a plumber with a State licensed plumber or contractor;
  • Licensed as a plumber within the county or municipality where performing plumbing work;
  • Projects $25,000 or more must obtain a Contractor's license with a CMC-A or CMC classification;
  • Municipalities with their own plumber license may not accept the LLP;
  • Appliance installation for projects less than $500 in LLP counties (see law for specific details);
  • Homeowner may perform plumbing on their own residence; or
  • Working in any of the 15 exempt counties where the LLP is not required
    • Exempt Counties: Benton, Decatur, Dickson, Giles, Henderson, Henry, Hickman,
    • Humphreys, Lake, Lawrence, Lewis, Obion, Perry, Stewart and Weakley 
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