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Contractor Information

BUILDING:

Contractor: A current Certificate of Insurance for Workers’ Compensation must be on file with the Code Enforcement Office or submitted with the application.  If you do not have employees and are not required to provide Workers’ Compensation Insurance you must complete an affidavit and have it notarized.
A current Business/Mercantile License must be on file with the City of Bethlehem or submitted with the permit application.
 

FIRE ALARM/SPRINKLER:

Contractor: A current Certificate of Insurance for Workers’ Compensation must be on file with the Code Enforcement Office or submitted with the application.  If you do not have employees and are not required to provide Workers’ Compensation Insurance you must complete an affidavit and have it notarized.
A current Business/Mercantile License must be on file with the City of Bethlehem or submitted with the permit application.

ELECTRIC:
Applicant submits the completed Electrical Permit Application with (1) copy of plans that have been reviewed and approved by a Third Party State Certified Plan Reviewer. A list of Certified Third Party Agencies can be found on the State’s Website.

Electrical Contractors performing work within the City of Bethlehem must have a valid Master Electrician’s License.  If you do not have a City of Bethlehem Master Electrician’s License the City of Bethlehem will accept a valid Master Electrician’s License from a qualifying 3rd class city or greater.

If you would like to obtain a Master Electrician’s License from the City of Bethlehem you may do so by completing the application and providing proof of a passing grade from the exam administered by the International Code Council.  Information on the exam can be obtained by visiting ICCSAFE.ORG.

A current Certificate of Insurance for Workers’ Compensation must be on file with the Code Enforcement Office or submitted with the application.  If you do not have employees and are not required to provide Workers’ Compensation Insurance you must complete an affidavit and have it notarized.

A current Business/Mercantile License must be on file with the City of Bethlehem or submitted with the permit application.

PLUMBING:
Applicant submits the completed Plumbing Permit Application with (1) copy of plans that have been reviewed and approved by a Third Party State Certified Plan Reviewer. A list of Certified Third Party Agencies can be found on the State’s Website.

Plumbing Contractors performing work within the City of Bethlehem must have a valid Master Plumber’s License.  If you do not have a City of Bethlehem Master Plumber’s License the City of Bethlehem will accept a valid Master Plumber’s License from a qualifying 3rd class city or greater.

A current Certificate of Insurance for Workers’ Compensation must be on file with the Code Enforcement Office or submitted with the application.  If you do not have employees and are not required to provide Workers’ Compensation Insurance you must complete an affidavit and have it notarized.

A current Business/Mercantile License  must be on file with the City of Bethlehem or submitted with the permit application.