Construction Licensing Compliance Guide

Construction Licensing Compliance

Illinois Construction Licensing

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Licenses are typically required for individuals and businesses that provide construction industry services. This guide contains information about construction industry licensing in Illinois.

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Company Licenses

Illinois Construction and Contracting Company Licenses

Illinois Asbestos Contractor License

More Information: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency:Illinois Division of Environmental Health Protection - Asbestos Abatement Program

Initial Registration

Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Filing method: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency fee:

$250 application fee + $500 license fee due after the application is approved.

Registration Renewal

Filing method: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency fee:

$500

Due: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Notes:

Renewal applications are sent in the mail.

Illinois Electrical Contractor License

Not required



Electrical contractors are licensed at the local level of government in Illinois.

Registration Not Required

Not required



Illinois General Contractor License

Not required



General Contractors are licensed at the county and city level. There is no state level license.

Initial Registration

Not required



Registration Renewal

Not required



Illinois Mechanical Contractor License

Not required



Mechanical contractors are licensed at the local level of government in Illinois.

Registration Not Required

Not required



Illinois Plumbing Contractor Registration

More Information: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency:Illinois Department of Environmental Health Protection - Plumbing Program

Initial Registration

Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Filing method: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency fee:

$150

Registration Renewal

Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Filing method: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency fee:

$150

Due: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Illinois Roofing Contractor License

More Information: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency:Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation - Division of Professional Regulation - Roofing Contractor Program

Local Construction and Contracting Company Licenses

Chicago Elevator Mechanic Contractor License

More Information: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency:City of Chicago Department of Buildings (IL)

Initial Registration

Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Filing method: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency fee:

$35

Registration Renewal

Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Filing method: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency fee:

$35

Due: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Chicago General Contractor License

More Information: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency:City of Chicago Department of Buildings (IL)

Chicago Mason Contractor License

More Information: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency:City of Chicago Department of Buildings - Trade Licensing Program (IL)

Chicago Plumbing Contractor License

More Information: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency:City of Chicago Department of Buildings (IL)

Initial Registration

Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Filing method: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency fee:

$100

Registration Renewal

Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Filing method: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency fee:

$60

Due: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Cook County Contractor Registration

More Information: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency:Cook County Department of Building and Zoning (IL)

Cook County Electrical Contractor Registration

More Information: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency:Cook County Department of Building and Zoning (IL)

Initial Registration

Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Filing method: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency fee:

$105

Registration Renewal

Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Filing method: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency fee:

$52.50

Due: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Cook County Plumbing Contractor Registration

More Information: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency:Cook County Department of Building and Zoning (IL)

Initial Registration

Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Filing method: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency fee:

$105

Registration Renewal

Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Filing method: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency fee:

$52.50

Due: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

DuPage County General Contractor (No Trades) Registration

More Information: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency:County of DuPage Building & Zoning - Building Division (IL)

DuPage County General Contractor w/Trades Registration

More Information: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency:County of DuPage Building & Zoning - Building Division (IL)

DuPage County Sub Contractor Registration

More Information: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency:County of DuPage Building & Zoning - Building Division (IL)

Evanston General Contractor Registration

More Information: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency:City of Evanston Building and Inspection Services (IL)

Evanston Trade Contractor Registration

More Information: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency:City of Evanston Building and Inspection Services (IL)

Individual Licenses

Illinois Individual Construction and Contracting Licenses

Illinois Apprentice Plumber License

More Information: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency:Illinois Department of Environmental Health Protection - Plumbing Program

Illinois Asbestos Professional License

More Information: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency:Illinois Division of Environmental Health Protection - Asbestos Abatement Program

Illinois Asbestos Worker License

More Information: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency:Illinois Division of Environmental Health Protection - Asbestos Abatement Program

Illinois Plumber's License

More Information: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency:Illinois Department of Environmental Health Protection - Plumbing Program

Local Construction and Contracting Individual Licenses

Chicago Apprentice Crane Operators License

More Information: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency:City of Chicago Department of Buildings - Trade Licensing Program (IL)

Chicago Crane Operators License

More Information: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency:City of Chicago Department of Buildings - Trade Licensing Program (IL)

Chicago Elevator Mechanic License

More Information: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency:City of Chicago Department of Buildings - Trade Licensing Program (IL)

Chicago Journeyman Plumber License

More Information: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency:City of Chicago Department of Buildings (IL)

Chicago Plumber's Apprentice License

More Information: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency:City of Chicago Department of Buildings (IL)

Chicago Supervising Electrician License

Agency:City of Chicago Department of Buildings (IL)

Initial Registration

Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Filing method: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency fee:

Exam Application Fee: $70

Notes:

Exam is only offered two times per year, and must be taken in person in Hillside, Illinois.

Cook County Crane Operator Registration

More Information: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency:Cook County Department of Building and Zoning (IL)

Explore Licensing in Other States

Associated General Contractors of America
Professional association providing advocacy and organization for construction firms and workers.

National Association of Home Builders
National association for the promotion of the housing industry.

National Association of State Contractors Licensing Agencies
National organization that represents and promotes the interests of state level contractor licensing agencies.

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