Contractor Requirements

Contractor Registration Fees Effective January 1, 2010
All contractor registration fees are based on a calendar year. Any contractor who is registering for more than one trade will pay $100 for the first trade and $50 for any subsequent trade. Any contractor registering on or after July first will pay one-half the required fee until the end of the year.

Access the contractor registration application.

Licenses & Bonds
The following is a list of licenses and bonds that are required from the following contractors:

General Contractor
Complete a Village of Buffalo Grove contractor registration application and pay a $100 annual contractor registration fee.

Alarm
Complete a Village of Buffalo Grove contractor registration application and provide a copy of their current State Alarm Contractor License.

Asphalt
Complete a Village of Buffalo Grove contractor registration application and pay a $100 annual contractor registration fee.

Brick Pavers
Complete a Village of Buffalo Grove contractor registration application and pay a $100 annual contractor registration fee.

Carpenter
Complete a Village of Buffalo Grove contractor registration application and pay a $100 annual contractor registration fee.

Cement
Complete a Village of Buffalo Grove contractor registration application and pay a $100 annual contractor registration fee.

Demolition
Complete a Village of Buffalo Grove contractor registration application and pay a $100 annual contractor registration fee.

Electrical
Complete a Village of Buffalo Grove contractor registration application, a $100 annual contractor registration fee and provide a copy of their current Electrical Registration. The village honors registrations of any Illinois Municipalities that requires a written exam prior to the issuance of the license/registration.

Elevator
Complete a Village of Buffalo Grove contractor registration application and pay a $100 annual contractor registration fee.

Excavator
Complete a Village of Buffalo Grove contractor registration application and pay a $100 annual contractor registration fee.

Fence
Complete a Village of Buffalo Grove contractor registration application and pay a $100 annual contractor registration fee.

Fire Suppression
Complete a Village of Buffalo Grove contractor registration application and provide a copy of their current State of Illinois Fire Sprinkler Contracting License.

Irrigation
Complete a Village of Buffalo Grove contractor registration application and provide a copy of their current State of Illinois Department of Public Health certificate of registration.

Low Voltage Electrical
Complete a Village of Buffalo Grove contractor registration application and pay a $100 annual contractor registration fee.

Mason
Complete a Village of Buffalo Grove contractor registration application and pay a $100 annual contractor registration fee.

Mechanical
Complete a Village of Buffalo Grove contractor registration application and pay a $100 annual contractor registration fee.

Plumbing
Complete a Village of Buffalo Grove contractor registration application, provide a copy of their State of Illinois or City of Chicago license, and provide a copy of their State of Illinois Plumbing contractor registration. The plumbing contractor shall provide a letter of intent for each project. The letter shall be on company letterhead, signed by the license holder and contain the corporate seal or be notarized.

Roofing
Complete a Village of Buffalo Grove contractor registration application and provide a copy of their current State of Illinois Roofing License.

Sewer
Complete a Village of Buffalo Grove contractor registration application and pay a $100 annual contractor registration fee.

Sign 
Complete a Village of Buffalo Grove contractor registration application and pay a $100 annual contractor registration fee.

Other
All other contractors who are not listed, but require a building permit for work to be done, shall complete a Village of Buffalo Grove contractor registration application and pay a $100 annual contractor registration fee.