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Contractors Licensing and Examination Board


Accepts and approves or disapproves applications; Administers examinations for contractors licenses; Issues contractor certificates; Conducts hearings and disciplines contractors for violations of building codes or State Statutes  

Created By:
County Ordinances 74-22; 94-11; 98-11 Amended 9/8/1998.
Leon County Code of Laws, Chapter 5, Article IV, Division 2, Subdivision II
TYPE: Decision-making Committee 

7 members appointed by the Board of County Commissioners with each Commissioner appointing one member.

Whenever possible the membership of CLEB should consist of an architect/engineer, a business person, a general contractor, a pool contractor and three consumer reps. 

3-year terms expiring on March 31. Vacancies are filled for remainder of unexpired term. Members are limited to a three term limit per Policy 03-15. 

Eligibility Criteria:
Membership on the board should include, whenever possible:
- one architect or engineer
- one business person
- one general contractor or other contractor (building & residential) who is registered or certified under Section 489.105(3)(a) (c). F.S.
- one pool contractor or other contractor (sheet metal, roofing, air conditioning, mechanical, plumbing, excavation or solar) who is registered or certified under Section 489.105(3)(d) (o). F.S.
- three consumer representatives who may be any resident of Leon County that is not, and has never been, a member or practitioner of a profession regulated by the contractors licensing and examination board or a member of any closely related profession.

All members of the board, except for the consumer representatives, shall be licensed in this state and actively engaged in the profession they represent on such board.

All members shall be voters registered in Leon County. 

Monthly meetings held the first Thursday of each month, 4:30 p.m. at the Renaissance Building, 2nd Floor Conference Room, 435 N. Macomb Street, Tallahassee, FL 

Contact Person/Staff:
Emma Smith, Permit & Code Services Director
435 N. Macomb Street, 2nd Floor
Tallahassee, FL 32301
Email: SmithE@leoncountyfl.gov

Jud Allen, Director, Building Plans Review & Inspection

CLEB Attorney:
Jessica M. Icerman
Asst. County Attorney
301 S. Monroe St.
Tallahassee, FL 32301


Carpenter, William


Begin Term: 4/1/2018
End Term: 3/31/2021
Type: three years


Original Date: 3/27/2018

Appointed by: John Dailey
Commissioner District III


Notes: Category: Building Contractor


Clark, Cheryl


Begin Term: 4/1/2018
End Term: 3/31/2021
Type: three years


Original Date: 3/27/2018

Appointed by: Bill Proctor
Commissioner District I


Notes: Category: Consumer Rep


Flowers, Scott D.


Begin Term: 4/1/2018
End Term: 3/31/2021
Type: three years


Original Date: 6/14/2016

Appointed by: Mary Ann Lindley
Commissioner At-large I


Notes: Category: Business Person


Haston, Shaddrick


Begin Term: 4/1/2017
End Term: 3/31/2020
Type: three years


Original Date: 5/27/2014

Appointed by: Nick Maddox
Commissioner At-large II


Notes: Category: Consumer Rep


Hodges, Stephen


Begin Term: 5/24/2016
End Term: 3/31/2019
Type: three years


Original Date: 7/22/2003

Appointed by: Jane G. Sauls
Commissioner District II


Notes: Category: Residential Contractor


Hughes, April


Begin Term: 7/11/2017
End Term: 3/31/2020
Type: unexpired term


Original Date: 7/11/2017

Appointed by: Kristin Dozier
Commissioner District V


Notes: Category: Consumer Rep


Salvo, John


Begin Term: 3/8/2017
End Term: 3/30/2020
Type: three years


Original Date: 3/8/2017

Appointed by: Bryan Desloge
Commissioner District IV


Notes: Category: Pool Contractor