Polk County Contractor License Bond

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Contractors working with a bond and license in Polk County, FL

Who needs a contractor license bond in Polk County, Florida?

Contractors and subcontractors working in Polk County, Florida, will likely need to secure a contractor license bond. Those listed in county ordinances include:

  • General Contractors 
  • A/C Commercial Contractors
  • Alarm Contractors
  • Aluminum Specialty Contractors
  • Building Contractors
  • Demolition Contractors
  • Journeyman/Master Electrical Contractors
  • Journeyman/Master Plumbing Contractors
  • Garage Door Installation Contractors
  • Marine Contractors
  • Mechanical Contractors
  • Pool/Spa Contractors
  • Residential Contractors
  • Roofing Contractors
  • Siding, Windows, & Doors Contractors
  • Sheet Metal Contractors
  • Solar Contractors
  • Swimming Pool Maintenance Contractors
  • Underground Utility Contractors

Cities included in the county’s supervision include Lakeland, Winter Haven, Bartow, Davenport, Haines City, Lake Wales, Auburndale, Polk City, Mulberry, Frostproof, Lake Alfred, Dundee, and Fort Meade. 

Polk County regulates all construction activities in the county. Contractors must also adhere to applicable city and state laws, which may include securing a Florida contractor license bond.  Specialty contractors or projects may also require various bonds from multiple municipalities.

Get Your Polk County Contractor Bond:

How does a contractor license bond work?

To understand all licensing requirements (and regulations contractors agree to follow by obtaining a license), contact the Polk County Office of Planning and Development’s Building Division.

Securing a contractor license bond is necessary to complete a contractor’s license application in Polk County, Florida. The bond requirement is $5,000 and typically costs only $100. Unlike other types of bonds, contractor license bonds do not require a credit history check. The underwriting is simple, and we often issue these bonds instantly.

Apply for Your Contractor Bond in Polk County, FL

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


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