Contractor Registration

NEW FOR 2020 - Plumbers must provide proof of a valid STATE LICENSE

Prior to doing any construction work in DeKalb County, all contractors, subcontractors and/or persons doing construction work in DeKalb County, and in any city or town for which DeKalb has contracted to function as the Building Inspector, shall register with the DeKalb County Building Department.  DeKalb County will issue a registration card effective for one year (January 1 through December 31).

Please click on "Contractor Registration Ordinance" to the right under "Topics of Interest" for additional requirements and information.

Below is a link to the current years registration letter and form describing the requirements. Please contact the Building Division if you have any further questions.

Instructions (These must be followed in order below, print these instructions or open the Form in a new window (right click, click on "Open in New Tab or Window):

  1. Click on the "2020 Building Contractor Registration" form below
  2. Fill out the Form (If items are blank, it will result in an uncompleted registration!!) 
    1. You can type into the editable form, OR
    2. You can print off the form and fill out manually
  3. Email the Form to buildingdept@co.dekalb.in.us
    1. If you type into the editable form, when finished, right click on the form and click Print.  Choose Adobe PDF and Save it to your computer.  Then email it to the address above.  Make sure you attach the form to the email with all items filled out appropriately. 
    2. If you fill out manually with paper & pen, take a photo or scan the form.  Then email it to the address above.  Make sure you attach the form to the email with all items filled out appropriately.
  4. Pay the Registration Fee
    1. At the bottom of the form, click on "CLICK HERE TO PAY ONLINE"

After we receive your Registration, Fee & Liability Insurance from your insurance carrier, the Registration Card will be mailed to you. 

Click below to get started!

2020 Building Contractor Registration