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)


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. 


  • 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.  *