Contractor Requirements

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General Contractors

  • Certificate of Insurance*

Electrical Contractors

  • Certificate of Insurance
  • State of Texas Master License
Minimum Insurance Requirements:
  1. Workers' Compensation Insurance in accordance with Texas state law.
  2. Comprehensive general liability insurance coverage with limits of not less than $750,000 per occurrence for bodily injury and $250,000 per occurrence for property damage with coverages extended as follows:
    1. Operations-premises liability;

    2. Independent contractor's liability-Broad form;

    3. Contractual liability-Broad form;

    4. Completed operations and products liability.

Mechanical Contractors

  • Certificate of Insurance*
  • State of Texas Master License

Plumbing Contractors

  • Certificate of Insurance*
  • State of Texas Master License

Irrigation Contractors

  • Certificate of Insurance*
  • State of Texas Master License
(Irrigation permits require a permit application, drawings with a watering schedule in PDF format on a CD/USB)

Sign Contractors

  • Certificate of Insurance*
  • State of Texas Sign Master License
(required for electrical work on signs or a separate permit must be pulled by a State of Texas Master electrician)

* Except for electrical contractors, Certificates of Insurance must show a minimum of $300,000 General Liability Insurance and list the City of Pearland as certificate holder.

example: Certificate Holder Box 

City of Pearland 
Attn: Permits Department 
3519 Liberty Dr
Pearland, Texas 77581  

Proof of insurance can be faxed to 281.652.1702.

Make sure you are registered and have an AEC Account to be able to schedule inspections and apply for permits. For instructions click here.