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Contractor License Application and Letter

Contractor License Application and Letter

2020 Contractor Licenses
All contractor licenses expire December 31 of their respective year.

To obtain a contractor license, you will need to return the included application, a complete packet and renewal fee. Please note: Testing for HVAC & ELEC is required for all licenses to be issued. **

**IMPORTANT **

REMEMBER TO INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING ITEMS:

In order to process your application, a complete packet is needed. You will need to submit all documents each application.   Even if you submitted them for a prior year.

  • Complete the application and signature
  • Affidavit of Exemption (if you are exempt from IL Workers Compensation coverage law)
  • Certificate of Liability Insurance with the City of Freeport being listed as a Certificate Holder
  • Copy of any state licenses (i.e., Roofing, Plumbing)
  • EPA Lead Certificate
  • Check or Credit Card for renewal

The “initial” fee

    • General Contractor, Roofing, Signs, & Misc.                   $220
    • Electric, HVAC and Boiler (non-licensed plumber)       $294**
    • Plumbing                                                                                    No Fee

If you renew your contractor license for the next year, before December 31 of the current year, the renewal fee is as follows.

 Renewal Fee

    • General Contractor, Roofing, Signs, & Misc.                   $110
    • Electric, HVAC and Boiler (non-licensed plumber)       $147**
    • Plumbing                                                                                    No Fee

The federal law, effective October 1, 2010, requires contractors who perform renovation, repairs and painting jobs in pre-1978 housing and child-occupied facilities to be certified and to use lead-safe work practices. Information is available at www.epa.gov

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