Contractors

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 (PDF) form to register as a contractor with the Inspectional Services Division prior to doing work. Please list all subcontractors on the Subcontractors Form (PDF). You can also apply for a contractor license online by submitting a Contractor License Application.

CONTRACTOR FEES

General Contractor (Over-Seeing Jobs)$105.00
All Other Contractors $50.00
All Contractors- Each Additional Trad$10.00

Bonds

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

ElectriciansCurrent License from a Testing Authority
Fire AlarmCurrent License from the State of Illinois (no bond or fee)
Fire SprinklerCurrent License from the State of Illinois
Plumbers055 & 058 Licenses and Letter of Intent (no bond or fee)
RoofersCurrent 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.