The City licenses locksmiths.
A person or business must have a Locksmith License to correct or repair the mechanical actions of locks or to repair, service, install, or inspect locking devices.
A person must have a Locksmith Apprentice License if he or she is learning the trade of locksmithing under the supervision of a licensed locksmith. The apprentice training period should not last longer than 36 months. After 36 months of being a locksmith apprentice, a person must get a Locksmith License.