Colorado Springs Contractor License Bond

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General contractor with a license bond in Colorado Springs

Who needs a contractor bond in Colorado Springs?

In addition to Colorado’s statewide bonding requirement, Colorado Springs also requires the following contractors to obtain a license and a contractor license bond to operate in the local area:

The bond requirement, managed by the City Clerk’s Office, is $5,000 for each contractor. 

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How does a Colorado Springs contractor license bond work?

According to the City Clerk, a contractor license bond serves as:

  • A financial guarantee that you’ll observe all licensing rules
  • A promise that you’ll pay any fines and penalties for violating any applicable rules
  • A commitment that you will maintain any excavation work you complete for one year
  • A pledge that you will pay for any charges the City of Colorado Springs may incur for work you perform

Contractors must pay a premium to obtain their bond, which is $100 for many applicants in Colorado Springs. Check out our page on contractor license bonds in Colorado for more information on how these bonds work.

Apply for Your Contractor Bond in Colorado Springs, CO

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