Contractor Requirements

Contractors who work within the Village must be registered with the Community Development Department at the Village of Wheeling. Registration may be accomplished at the time of application of a permit.


Registration shall be accomplished by providing the following information:
  • Name of the business
  • Type of contracting activity
  • Business address
  • Evidence of relevant State of Illinois issued or mandated license or registration
  • Telephone number
  • Name of principal
  • $25 annual registration fee


  • Certificate of Insurance is required (Commercial General Liability Insurance $500,000 per person and $1,000,000 per occurrence covering liability arising from premises operations, independent contractors, products completed operations, and personal injury).
  • Worker’s Compensation Insurance is required in the amounts and coverage required by Illinois law.
  • $10,000 Surety Bond – For Engineering permits and any other work with the potential impact upon Village Infrastructure.