Contractors & Engineers

Types of Contractors


  • Electrical Contractors
  • General Contractors
  • Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning (HVAC) Contractors and Energy Technicians
List of Active Contractors   (simply scroll down to the General Information section)

Registration 


To register with the City of Galveston, you will need the following:
  • $200 fee to register.
  • Annual fee of $25 and current insurance and bonding information must be current at this time.
  • Liability insurance with the minimum of $300,000 showing the City of Galveston as an additional insured and certificate holder.
  • Surety bonds, minimum of $25,000, is a permitting / general contracting bond. Bonds must be an original. 
    • Building and electrical contractors are required to have a surety bond with the obligee being "City of Galveston or assignee." 
    • HVAC contractors do not require a Surety Bond to register with the City of Galveston.
    • Energy Technicians are required to register with the City of Galveston, please be aware there is a separate document for Energy Technician registration that can found in the link to the left or at the bottom of this page. 

Engineers


  • Engineering is required on all structural projects within the City of Galveston. 
  • Please click the tab on the left side of this page to view a list of engineers.

*  Please be aware it is your responsibility as the contractor to call for all required inspections.  *