Any contractor applying for or renewing a business license in the City of Fredericksburg, in accordance with Chapter 37 (§ 58.1-3700 et seq.) of Title 58.1, shall furnish prior to the issuance or renewal of such license either (i) satisfactory proof that he/she is duly licensed or certified under the terms of this chapter or (ii) a written statement, supported by an affidavit, that he/she is not subject to licensure or certification as a contractor or subcontractor pursuant to this chapter.

The City of Fredericksburg shall not issue nor renew nor allow the issuance or renewal of such license unless the contractor has furnished his/her license or certificate number issued pursuant to this chapter or evidence of being exempt from the provisions of this chapter.