Contractor Registration

The Building Department will not release a permit for construction work to begin unless all contractors for the project are registered with the Village. The Village is not required to process a registration to any contractor responsible for existing code violations until violations have been corrected.  Contractors must submit a completed application along with any other required documents. Village registration will expire one year from date of issuance. Registration becomes invalid if a required license, bond or certificate of insurance expires or is cancelled. 

To become a registered contractor with the Village of La Grange Park please submit a registration application along with the following:


  • Bond in the amount of $10,000
  • Insurance or Bond Company shall prepare all bonds (no self-issued)
  • Bond number shall be provided
  • Obligee shall be “Village of La Grange Park”
  • Type of contractor shall be identified (general, electrical, mechanical, etc.)
  • Name listed on Bond must match provided licensing documents
  • Signature of Principal shall be provided

Certificate of Insurance

Certificate of Insurance for Public Liability Insurance for each person is $100,000 minimum and for each accident $300,000 minimum. Property damage insurance in the amount of $50,000 limited to not less than $10,000 for each accident.

  • “Village of La Grange Park” shall be named as “certificate holder”
  • “Written contracts” or “agreements” shall not be referenced
  • Project address shall not be identified

State Licensed Contractors

  • Must provide a copy of a current State License

Electrical Contractors

  • Must supply a license from a current testing site 
  • Registration from a non-testing site is unacceptable

Registration Fees

  • Submit required documents & payment to the Building Department to complete processing
  • If payment has not been included, payment options will be emailed after processing
  • Incomplete or missing documents may delay processing      
  • Email or fax 708-354-0241
  • $75.00 for General Contractor and $50.00 for all other contractors