Sidewalk Contractor License
A license issued by this department will expire on the end date of the insurance certificate,
the bond or December 31st, whichever comes first. If, after the expiration of the license,
additional work will be performed by the contractor, a new license application must be
submitted, including the application fee, insurance and bond, as required.
Contractors are advised that a permit obtained without a valid license is null and void, and
the contractor will be in violation of city ordinances and subject to a fine. Continued
violations may result in further fines, up to and including prohibition of future licensing or
This Department will issue a Limited Sidewalk Contractor License that will restrict the
licensee to performing work on sidewalks and curbing only. A Geotech/Boring License will
be issued only for work involving the vertical drilling of borings. The standard Sidewalk
Contractor License will be required for all other work within the public right-of-way.
In addition to the application form, the following information must be submitted with the
license application:
Limited Sidewalk
Contractor License
Standard Sidewalk
Contractor License
Application Fee*
$100.00 $100.00 $100.00
Bond $5,000.00 $10,000.00 $100,000.00
Certificate of
General Liability**
$500,000.00 $500,000.00 $500,000.00
* Make checks payable to: City Collector
** Must name City of Providence as additionally insured
All required information shall be submitted in one package. The City shall not be
responsible for individual information, such as insurance certificates, mailed or faxed to this
The Sidewalk Contractors License will be mailed upon completion.
For Official Use Only
Sidewalk Contractor License - Application Form
Type of License requested: Standard Sidewalk Contractor License
“Geotech/Boring” Sidewalk Contractor License
“Limited” Sidewalk Contractor License
Business Name:__________________________________________________________
Street: ___________________________________________________________________
City: ___________________________ State: ________ Zip Code: __________
Daytime Phone: _________________________ 24-hr Emergency Phone: _______________________
E-mail: ___________________________________________________________________
Contact Person: (please print) ____________________________________________
I, an officer of the business, certify that I have read and reviewed the
Rules and Regulations
Governing Opening, Excavating, ETC., On, In, Across or Under the Public Roadway or Sidewalk
Signature Title Date
License Fee: $100 (check made payable to “City Collector”)
Bond: $100,000 (Standard License)
$10,000 (“Geotech/Boring” License)
$5,000 (“Limited” License)
Surety Co. __________________________________ Expiration Date: ___________
Insurance Certificate: (Naming City of Providence as additionally insured)
Expiration date: ______________
License No. Issued: _______________ Date Issued: _________ By: _____________
Effective January 1, 2018
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