The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois

Contractor Registration Information

All General and Sub-Contractors performing work in Unincorporated DuPage County are required to be registered with the DuPage County Building Official prior to permit issuance and commencement of work. Plumbers do not pay a fee but are required to register with the County. If there are other trades with the registration, that trade(s) will be charged the registration fees that apply. 

Contractors are required to renew their registration as of January 1 every year or before work is performed on any new projects. (Further registration details are available from the Department of Economic Development & Planning at: (630) 407-6700 ) ***It would be helpful if the certificate holder on the Certificate of Insurance stated c/o EDP under the County of DuPage***

**A note in regard to Surety Bonds:  

  • When applying as a General Contractor/Construction Manager not employing full-time tradesmen the bond should state "General Contractor"  
  • When applying as a General Contractor with Trades using full-time tradesmen the bond should state "General Contractor with Trades"  
  • When applying as a Sub-Contractor the bond should state the specific trade(s) 

Contractor Registration Ordinance & Forms