Saraland Contractor License Bond

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Who needs a contractor bond in Saraland, AL?

The following contractors may need a license bond to begin working in Saraland, Alabama:

  • Building Contractors
  • Electrical Contractors
  • Plumbing Contractors
  • Mechanical Contractors
  • Sign Contractors
  • Land Disturbance Contractors
  • Tree Removal Contractors
  • Right-of-Way Contractors

It’s essential to know the specific requirements for your industry and business. When a bond is required by law – whether on the state or local level – it’s illegal to conduct business or perform work without it. Contractors in Alabama may also need a state contractor license bond.

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How does a contractor license bond work?

Local law describes a Saraland contractor license bond as an agreement with the city to take responsibility for damages caused by inadequate work done by contractors, subcontractors, or employees. Saraland city ordinances clearly define their bond requirements and expectations in “Chapter 10, Buildings and Building Regulations.”

“It shall be the duty of every builder, contractor, and subcontractor to provide and have on file a current license and permit bond for $10,000.00. The bond is subject to the approval of the city legal department and shall be provided by a surety company qualified to do business in the State of Alabama.”

Contractors must secure their bond before applying for a license with the city – a process overseen by the City of Saraland Building Department. Getting a contractor license bond is simple. Unlike other types of bonds, a credit history check isn’t required. Just apply on our website, pay your premium (as little as $100), and print your bond today.

Apply for Your Bond in Saraland, Alabama

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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Fast forward a couple of years, and that better way is the impetus of everything we do at ZipBonds. We constantly look for innovative ways to improve the bonding process for our clients and agents. Our team comprises individuals who understand all angles of surety – for companies, agencies, and individuals. Incorporating everyone’s point of view to improve the process while simultaneously integrating cutting-edge technology is what sets our business apart.