How to register for contractor license? (Required to do work in the Village)

New Contractor Account with Portal Registration

From the CityView Portal Home Page,

Click on “Apply for NEW Contractor File with the Village” link.

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Input THE NAME OF YOUR BUSINESS in the Contractor Name field.

Input contractor type, i.e.: general, plumbing, electrical, etc.

Click Next Step,

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Complete the Business Mailing Address and Contact Number Information Section.

NOTE: Please maintain the Preferred Contact Method as Email and the Contact Number "Type" as Primary. You may add additional numbers/types if necessary.

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Next Step: Additional Contacts  NOTE: it is not necessary to add any additional contacts so the system will bring you directly to the page to upload your documents.

Under Submittals/Upload Additional Documents section, use the “Browse” button and attach each document individually. CLARIFICATION: click the Browse button, attach the State License, click the Browse button, attach the Business Tax Receipt, click the Browse button, attach the Worker’s Comp, click the Browse button, attach the Liability. You will see each document listed each time you attach. Once ALL documents are attached, click the Next Step Review and Submit button.

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Ensure all information is correct then scroll down to the CAPTCHA.

Enter the CAPTCHA displayed in the box below it.

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Click “Submit Application”.

NOTE: you cannot pay the Contractor Registration Fee until you create a Portal Account.

Now click the "Register" link…this process will create a Portal Account for your business.

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Input the Business Email address, confirmation Email address, and a password/confirm password.

Click Next Step: Contact Information.

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Your Business Account will display and all you need to do is click the “Register as this Licensee”.

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Complete the CAPTCHA.
Click “OK”.

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NOTE: be sure to ACTIVATE YOUR ACCOUNT! Notice the statement in the picture below… “A confirmation email has been sent to (whatever your Email address is). Please allow up to 30 minutes for the email to arrive. Please click on the hyperlink contained in the email to activate your account.”

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Once you activate the account, you can pay the Contractor Registration Fee by logging into your portal account

NOTE: if you kept Portal open as you went to your Email to activate the account, you must REFRESH YOUR BROWSER so your activated account can be accessed.

From the CityView Home Page, click the “Sign In” link. Input your Email address and password, click “Log In”. Once logged in, the system may take you to the summary of your Contractor Account (depending on if you just refreshed or completely logged out).

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If the system does not bring you to the fees section, click the "My Items" link.

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When the page changes, click the arrow to the right of My Contractor License Applications to expand the section.

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Click the “Pay Fees” button to pay the Contractor Registration Fee.
NOTE: Convenience Fees apply; $0.75 if using a check or 3.5% of the total fee if using a Credit Card. Other payment options if you prefer: you may contact our Cashier over the phone and we will accept your Credit Card payment with a Convenience Fee of 2.75% of the total fee, mail a check to the Village, or visit the Administration Office and pay with cash, credit card, or check.

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NOTE: your registration will not be active until payment is tendered.
Click “Make Payment”.

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You will be brought to the 3rd party vendor for payments. Please confirm the Contact and Mailing information that auto-filled for you matches what your bank has on file for your method of payment. Those fields are editable if necessary.

NOTE: do NOT use any dashes, slashes, or spaces when inputting your payment information.

Click “Submit”.

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Allow the system to process then click the “Continue” button and the process will be completed.

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Should you want a printed receipt of your payment, go to the summary of your account, scroll down to the Documents and Images Section. There you will find all of the documents associated with your business. Find the Receipt and click the link. The document will load as a PDF and you can print from there.

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Now just Sign Out and you are complete.

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You have successfully:
Registered to do work in the Village
Created and Activated your Business' Portal Account
Paid the Contractor Registration Fee

Now you are ready to take advantage of all that CityView Portal has to offer!

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1. Why register for CityView Portal?
2. How to create and activate a portal account?
3. How to register for contractor license? (Required to do work in the Village)
4. How to renew contractor license? (Required Annually)
5. How to renew your planning applications? (Vacation Rental, Dog Friendly Restaurant, A-Frame Sign)
6. How to add a contact to an existing application?
7. How to link portal accounts?
8. Why can't I find my Building Permit or Planning Application?
9. Where can I find forms?
10. How to electronically sign and notarize forms and documents?
11. How to submit a building permit application?
12. How to submit a planning application?
13. How to file a code enforcement complaint?
14. How to apply for a political signage permit?
15. How to save your application to complete at a later time?
16. How to pay fees on an existing application?
17. How do I obtain my Permit Card?
18. How to request annual fire inspection? (Commercial Buildings)
19. How to request a fire & life safety inspection? (Vacation Rentals)
20. How to request a building inspection?
21. How to cancel an inspection request?
22. How to submit corrections or additional documents?
23. How to upload documents?
24. How to add a contact to an electronically submitted application?
25. How to submit a revision to a building permit application?
26. How to request a permit extension?
27. How to renew an expired permit?
28. How do I use a mobile device to submit via portal?