Hamden, CT – Contractor Bonds

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Who needs a contractor bond in Hamden, Connecticut?

Contractors planning to perform the following work must post a surety bond of at least $10,000:

  • Street excavation
  • Driveway apron construction 
  • New sidewalk construction and/or existing sidewalk replacement
  • Storm facilities construction
  • Sanitary facilities construction
  • Utility construction

The Hamden Engineering Department sets the final bond amount, which may vary depending on the work proposed. 

Other Requirements

The contractors listed above must also provide the following:

  • A certificate of liability insurance ACORD form with property damage of $1,000,000 per occurrence and $2,000,000 aggregate
  • An application for a work permit
  • Payment for the permit fee: $50 per site on sidewalks, $95 or $150 for 500 linear feet of excavation

The Hamden Engineering Department provides a complete list of requirements

If you’re not sure if this bond applies to you, give us a call at (888) 435-4191 and one of our agents will be more than happy to help. You can also visit our page on Connecticut contractor license bonds for state-specific information.

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