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Process Renewal/Registration Contractor License

Step 1:    Step-By-Step Instructions for Completing the Application For Renewal or Registration of Contractor License (Elevator) is available online by visiting the City of Detroit website (under the Buildings, Safety Engineering and Environmental Department). This document will guide you on how to complete the application accurately to ensure approval in a timely manner.

Step 2:    Print application form from website or pick up application/s at the City of Detroit Elevator Division office.
Complete application with all required information.

Applicant must have a current and valid Elevator Contractor License before he/she can apply for Renewal/Registration with City of Detroit.

Step 3:    Submit application with proper documentation and fees

Documentation required:Registration: Drivers License, Copy of current Elevator Contractor's license

Renewal: Drivers License, Copy of current Elevator Contractor's license

Note: Make checks payable to: Treasury City of Detroit

Fees:  Refer to fee schedule online

Step 4:    Application is processed.

Step 5:    If application is not approved due to discrepancy, applicant will be asked to rectify errors and resubmit.

Step 6:    License is Registered or Renewed.