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Contractor's License Liability Insurance Coverage
Contractors are required to have insurance that covers bodily injury and property damage liability in the amount of $1,000,000 combined single limit. The Town Board amended the local law to the new limits based on a recommendation of the insurance consultants that work for the town. For more information, view the Contractor License Renewal Application.

Electrical License Liability Insurance Coverage
The licensee shall file with the code enforcement officer a policy or certificate of insurance evidencing coverage for the licensee's operations and naming the Town of Tonawanda, New York, as an additional insured in the following limits amount of $1,000,000 combined single limit for bodily injury and property damage liability. For more information, view the Master Electrician's License Renewal Requirements or the Master Electrician's License Renewal Application.

Plumbing License Liability Insurance Coverage
The licensee shall file with the code enforcement officer a policy or certificate of insurance evidencing satisfactory workers' compensation coverage, if applicable, as well as bodily injury and property damage liability in the amount of $1,000,000 combined single limit. Said liability insurance shall name the Town of Tonawanda, New York, as an additional insured. For more information, view the Master Plumber's License Renewal Requirements or the Master Plumber's License Renewal Application.

General Contractors and Sub-Contractors
General contractors with no employees are required to carry workers' compensation but can waive disability. If they contract subcontractors, the subcontractors have to be licensed also. Common forms are available from the Workers' Compensation Board.

Additional Insured
If the town issues a permit, they become a party to any legal problems that may arise regarding the permit. The contractor's insurance covers the town if the town is sued due to the contractor's negligence.

Out-of-State Contractors
Requirements for out-of-state contractors include:
  • Certificate of insurance
  • Workers compensation - C-105.2 verifies New York State coverage
  • DB-120.1 - Not required if employees work in New York State less than 30 days
  • Waiver must be filled out - CE-200

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