General, Electrical & Sub-Contractors
Due to the COVID-19 virus, The Building Department will accept emailed, mailed or drop-box contractor registration. Please email completed registration forms, required SIGNED bonds and/or licenses to: Ashley Simpson at email@example.com. If you wish to mail them, please send to 3317 Chicago Road, South Chicago Heights, IL 60411 or you can put all required document in sealed envelope and left in Village Hall payment drop-box located in parking lot. If you have any questions, please call 708-755-1880 and press option #3 for the Building Department.
General & Sub-Contractors
General and sub-contractors such as but not limited to board-up, restoration, waterproofing, heating and air, concrete, asphalt paving/repair, windows, doors, siding, gutters/downspouts, sewer and drain, carpentry must submit a certificate of insurance with the village additionally insured, comprehensive automobile liability insurance, general liability, worker’s compensation and surety bond.
- Comprehensive automobile liability in the sum of $500,000 bodily injury per person, $1,000,000 bodily injury per accident, $500,000 property damage each occurrence and $1,000,000 bodily injury and property damage combined each occurrence.
- Workers compensation in the statutory limits with the employer’s liability in the sum of $500,000 bodily injury per person. Contractors who do not have worker’s compensation coverage because they do not have employees must be approved by the building director before proceeding with the application and sign the “Contractor’s Hold Harmless Indemnification Agreement.”
- Comprehensive general liability in the sum of $1,000,000 bodily injury each occurrence, $1,000,000 bodily injury aggregate, $500,000 property damage per occurrence and $1,000,000 property damage aggregate.
- Notice of cancellation of the policy will be given to the Village Clerk at least 30 days before such cancellation is effective.
A $10,000 surety bond.
License Term runs from May 1 to April 30.
- General and Sub-Contractors $150 per year Application
- Landscaper and Lawn Maintenance Services $100 per year Application
- Roofers and Plumbers Administrative $ 25 per year Application
Additional Requirement Footnotes
- Electrical Contractors - In addition to the above, electricians are also required to submit a copy of their test results.
- Roofing Contractors - In addition to the above, roofers are required to submit a copy of their state license which serves as the contractor’s bond.
- Plumbing Contractors - In addition to the above, plumbers are required to submit a copy of their state license which serves as the contractor’s bond. It must be a 055 Illinois State to apply for a permit.