815 KAR 6:020. Advertising by home inspectors

Link to law: http://www.lrc.ky.gov/kar/815/006/020.htm
Published: 2015

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      815 KAR 6:020. Advertising by home



      RELATES TO: 198B.706(15), 198B.712, EO





198B.706 requires the Kentucky Board of Home Inspectors to promulgate administrative

regulations necessary to enforce the provisions of KRS 198B.700 to 198B.738. necessary

to enforce the provisions of KRS 198B.700 to 198B.738. EO 2009-535, effective

June 12, 2009, reorganized the Office of Housing, Buildings and Construction as

the Department of Housing, Buildings and Construction, and established the

commissioner, rather than executive director, as the head of the department. This

administrative regulation establishes guidelines for advertising by home

inspectors, so that customers and citizens may properly identify licensed



      Section 1. License Number to be

Displayed. Except as provided in Section 2 of this administrative regulation,

every person claiming to be a home inspector shall identify his or her license

number in all advertising disseminated, either directly or indirectly, to the

general public.


      Section 2. Exceptions. This

administrative regulation shall not apply to novelty items distributed by the

licensed home inspector.


      Section 3. Vehicle Identification. (1) A

vehicle used in advertising the operation of a home inspector business shall

bear the license number of the home inspector in a conspicuous location and

shall be composed of letters and numbers not less than two (2) inches high.

      (2) The numbers and letters of the

license shall be visible and legible while the vehicle is being operated.


      Section 4. Business Entities. if the home

inspector is operating under the name of a business entity, the requirements of

this administrative regulation shall be satisfied by displaying the license number

of one the owner or an employee of the business who is a licensed home

inspector. (32 Ky.R. 2402; Am. 33 Ky.R. 779; eff. 10-6-2006; 36 Ky.R. 687;

1037; eff. 12-4-2009.)