Contractors Licenses

Contractor Licensing Center
Licenses requirements

All contractors working in the Village of Niles are required to be licensed and bonded within the village. The requirements are listed below:

License Type Requirements Fee

Surety Bond

General Contractor
$70 $25,000
Alarm Contractor Copy of State Private Alarm License (127) N/A $25,000
Electrical Contractor Copy of electrical registration (see below) $40 $25,000
Elevator Contractor Copy of State Elevator License $40 N/A
Fire Alarm Contractor Copy of State Private Alarm License (172) N/A N/A
Irrigation Contractor Copy of State Irrigation License (060) N/A N/A
Plumbing Contractor Copy of State Plumbing License (055) N/A N/A
Roofing Contractor Copy of State Roofing License $40 $25,000
Other subcontractors
$40 $25,000

Please Note: All bonds are to be made out to the Village of Niles. All bonds must state what type of contractor they are being issued for ie.: general, electrical, carpentry, etc. All contractors licenses expire April 31 each year.

Electrical Requirements
Electrical registrations are accepted from the following communities:
  • Buffalo Grove
  • Chicago
  • Deerfield
  • DeKalb
  • Downers Grove
  • Elgin
  • Lansing
  • Libertyville
  • Naperville
  • Orland Park
  • Ottawa
  • Schaumburg
  • Waukegan
  • Wilmette
  • Wood Dale
  • Woodstock
  • Zion