Contractors performing work under an approved permit must be registered and bonded with the Village. A building permit will not be issued until all contractors performing work on the project are registered and bonded. This requirement is for the protection of all homeowners in the Village so that work will be performed in compliance with all Village Codes and Ordinances. Contractors should call the Inspectional Services Division at 630-823-5860 with any questions regarding contractor registration or to obtain an application.
Contractor Registration Form
Please use the Contractor Registration Form form to register as a contractor with the Inspectional Services Division prior to doing work. Please list all subcontractors on the Subcontractors Form . You can also apply for a contractor license online by submitting a Contractor License Application.
Contractor License renewal
Contractor Licenses expire on January 31st each year and must be renewed annually. Once you receive your renewal notice, you can renew online using the Contractor License Renewal.
|General Contractor (Over-Seeing Jobs)||$105.00|
|All Other Contractors||$50.00|
|All Contractors- Each Additional Trad||$10.00|
Permit Bonds must be made out to the Village, contain a 30-day cancellation clause, be specific in trade, be signed by the owner or corporate officer, his or her signature needs to be notarized and the bond must run through our licensing year. Our licensing year runs from February 01 of the current year through January 31 of the following year.
|Sewer Contractors||$20,000 Permit Bond|
|All Other Contractors||$10,000 Permit Bond|
ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTS REQUIRED
|Electricians||Current License from a Testing Authority|
|Fire Alarm||Current License from the State of Illinois (no bond or fee)|
|Fire Sprinkler||Current License from the State of Illinois|
|Plumbers||055 & 058 Licenses and Letter of Intent (no bond or fee)|
|Roofers||Current License from the State of Illinois (no bond)|
CONSTRUCTION WORK GUIDELINES
Property owners may perform some types of construction work on their homes and businesses. All owners who plan on attempting their own work must discuss the scope of the project with the Inspectional Services Division. An assessment of the homeowners capabilities will be made and communicated to the permit applicant along with any additional requirements.