Business and Professionals Banner with city skyline

Businesses & Professionals


A construction worker holding a wooden board

General Contractors must be licensed with the City of Chicago. The City of Chicago provides online access to vendor information, contracts and their associated modifications, disclosure documents, payments, opportunity list and bid tabulations. You can also search for permits, licensing requirements, rules and regulations, current living wage and other requirements.

Most Recent News (Contractors)

May 12,2017 Mayor Emanuel Reappoints Inspector General Joe Ferguson, Chief Procurement Officer Jamie Rhee
May 01,2017 Department of Buildings Stresses Importance of Building Code Officials During Building Safety Month
Feb 16,2017 Board Assesses $92,000 Fines for Unregistered Lobbying
Dec 14,2016 Mayor Emanuel Introduces Ordinance To Hold Contractors, Trade Professionals Accountable For Violating City Regulations
Oct 28,2016 Mayor Emanuel, Department of Procurement Services Report More Than $400 Million In 2016 Contract Payments To Minority, Women Owned Firms

View all News Releases (Contractors)


View all Services

Supporting Information

View all Supporting Information