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Contractors Registration

The registration Fee is $100. Registration is yearly with a renewal fee of $75 before Feb. 1st. and $100 after Feb. 1st.

A Certificate of Insurance naming the City of Elyria as the certificate holder.

$25,000 bond with Power of Attorney (or Continuation Bond if a renewal).
We do not have our own bond form. Original required.

Building II, III, Excavating, Moving & amp; Demo, Roofing & amp; Tinsmith contractors, you will need to submit three (3) letters of reference or three (3) registration certificates from other building departments.
OCILB certificate holders are not required to submit letters of reference

In addition, all contractors will need to submit a copy of your workmen’s compensation certificate if they have employees.


Building II

Allows holder to build NEW residential (1, 2 & 3 family homes), additions, remodeling to residential only. A test on the RCO is required.

Building III

Allows holder to do additions, remodeling to residential only, This includes: roofs, siding, windows, doors, garages, sheds, waterproofing, porches, decks, patio enclosures, concrete work and framing.

Excavating

Allows holder to do site utility work, trenches, and sewers for residential and commercial.

Roofing & Tinsmith

Allows holder to tear off and re-roof & roof re-builds, to residential and commercial.

Moving/Demolition

Allows holder to move buildings & demolish buildings, residential and commercial.

Master Plumbing

Allows holder to do all plumbing work. A copy of the State Certification (OCILB) must be provided.
Master Plumber Registration

Lawn Irrigation Contractor

Allows you to construct, install, repair, wire, maintain or modify any system that connects to the City of Elyria water system to provide potable water for non-potables such as lawns, flowerbeds, shrubs, trees, ornamental pond fountains, waterfalls or similar uses. Backflow devices must be installed.

Electrical I

Allows you to do all electrical work: residential and commercial. A copy of the State Certification (OCILB) must be provided.

Heating II

Allows you to do new, replace, alter heating & cooling systems. A copy of a State Certification (OCILB) must be provided.

Heating III

Allows you to do wet heat (boilers). A copy of a State Certification (OCILB) must be provided.

Heating V

Allows you to do cooling only (refrigeration, coolers, air conditioning.). A copy of a State Certification (OCILB) must be provided.