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How to Become a Registered Contractor

All Contractors must be registered in the Village of Westchester. Registration is per calendar year January 1st-December 31st.

 

THE FOLLOWING MUST ACCOMPANY EACH APPLICATION:


 

1.       Liability Insurance:  Please attach a copy of your liability insurance which:

The certificate must include the Village of Westchester as ADDITIONAL INSURED AND CERTIFICATE HOLDER. This form is typically a CG2010 or CG 2026, and a CG2001, CG2012 (Permit Only) or a blanket form, as least as broad. 

  1. Minimum Requirements: $1,000,000 combined single limit per occurrence for bodily injury and property damage.   
  2. The certificate must show WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION insurance. If you are self employed, please provide a letter on your letterhead stating that you are not required to carry Workmen's Compensation.

 2.    Bond:  Please provide a $25,000 LICENSE AND PERMIT BOND. The bond must accompany this application. A copy or fax is acceptable to issue the permit, but the original must be signed and mailed to Village of Westchester.  **Please note:  No bond is required for Illinois licensed plumbers 

3.    Registration Fee:             General Contractor                         $200.00 

Subcontractor                                   $100.00

Waste Haulers/Dumpsters          $600.00

Illinois licensed plumbers             No Fee

4.    Licenses: 

State Plumbers License:  Please provide a copy of your Illinois State Plumbing Contractor Registration (055) AND one of the following: 

a.    Illinois State Plumbers License (058); or 

b.    City of Chicago Plumbers License

State Roofers License
State Private Alarm Contractors License
Electricians License (I.D. Card will NOT be accepted.)

Contractor's Registration Application.