General Liability Insurance

Proof of compliance when performing construction or demolition work is required when obtaining and/or renewing a permit. Several factors will determine the amount of insurance requirements permittees must have, including:

  • if a tower crane is being used;
  • if the proposed construction is on a one- or two-family home;
  • if the depth of the proposed excavation work is less than 12 feet;
  • if the proposed construction is on the lot line with an existing structure;
  • if the height of the proposed construction is less than 35 feet;
  • the height and number of stories of tallest adjacent building
  • the height and number of stories of proposed construction;
  • the type of permit being obtained.


Complying

To help permittees comply with the new insurance requirements, the Department has created a tool to calculate how much an insurance a construction site needs.

Project Specific General Liability Insurance Tool