Contractor Licenses

All contractors, including subcontractors, must be registered or licensed with the Building Department in order to perform work in St. Joseph County and City of South Bend; with the exception that a residential owner-occupant of a dwelling may perform their own work. Click on the corresponding links below to get requirements, steps and forms for registration with the Building Department. 

Building

 Demolition 

Electrical

 Heating/

AC 

Plumbing/

Excavation

Signs

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Application

Application
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Requirements 

Requirements

Renewal

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Renewal

Renewal

Fees (Cash or Check Payment Only)


 

For more information contact the building department at 574-235-9554 or email.