Contractor Information

City of Waukegan Contractor Registration is an annual registration that expires each year on December 31st. 

Use the following link to apply for your contractor registration and/or renewal.


Approved Codes - Effective 4/1/2022

  • 2021 International Building Code (IBC)
  • 2020 National Electrical Code (NFPA 70) – NEC
  • Current State of Illinois Plumbing Code as amended
  • 2021 International Property Maintenance Code (IPMC)
  • State of Illinois, Energy Efficient Building Act
  • 2021 International Fuel Gas Code (IFGC)
  • 2021 International Mechanical Code (IMC)
  • 2021 International Fire Code (IFC)
  • 2021 International Residential Code (IRC)

Click on the link below to view the full list of The City of Waukegan Code of Ordinances

Waukegan Code of Ordinances

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