General, Electrical & Sub-Contractors

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.

Insurance Requirements

  1. 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.
  2. Workers compensation in the statutory limits with the employer’s liability in the sum of $500,000 bodily injury per person. A Contractor who does not have employees and therefore is NOT required to have workers compensation coverage, must sign a “Contractor’s Hold Harmless Indemnification Agreement Waiver.”  This document must be signed by owner only and must be notarized.  Contractor's Hold Harmless Waiver 
  3. 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.
  4. Notice of cancellation of the policy will be given to the Village Clerk at least 30 days before such cancellation is effective.

Bond Requirements

A $10,000 surety bond.

Fees

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.