Montgomery Contractor License Bond

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Who needs a contractor bond in Montgomery?

Contractors involved in commercial building, residential building, subdivision development, and landscaping in Montgomery may need to be licensed and bonded to operate legally (as outlined in Montgomery city ordinances). 

The following contractors planning to conduct work in Montgomery may require a contractor license bond to obtain a local business license:

  • Electric contractors
  • Plumbing contractors
  • Gas fitting contractors
  • HVAC contractors
  • Site clearing contractors
  • Grading work contractors

In addition to local laws, contractors must also follow Alabama’s state licensing requirements. Ensure you understand both state and local requirements to operate your business legally.

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How does a contractor bond work?

The City of Montgomery’s License and Revenue Division and Engineering Department oversees contractors in the area. Applicants must often obtain contractor license bonds for $1,000 or $5,000. License and bond terms are typically one year and must be renewed to continue work.

You agree to comply with all relevant city codes by securing a contractor license bond. Bonds required by law for licensing must be secured to operate your business legally. These bonds don’t require credit checks, are quickly issued, and often cost only $100.

Apply for Your Bond in Montgomery, AL

ZipBonds offers the fastest and most secure option for getting bonded. Our all-digital platform is intuitive and straightforward. Apply online, email or call 888.435.4191 to speak with an agent directly.



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