Bibb County Contractor License Bond

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Who needs a contractor license bond in Bibb County?

Bibb County requires a contractor license bond from many contractor types. The penal sum for this surety bond may range from $1,000–$25,000, depending on several factors. The Macon-Bibb Tax Commissioner oversees the licensing and bonding process in the county. Contact the office to determine which bond requirement applies to you.

  • 188 Third Street
  • Macon, GA 31201
  • Phone: (478) 621-6500
  • Tax Commissioner: Wade McCord

The bonding requirement in Bibb County is in addition to the statewide Georgia bonding requirement, which states that all general and residential contractors in Georgia must obtain a valid license and contractor bond to work in the area.  

Check out our page on contractor license bonds in Georgia for more information.

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How does a contractor license bond work?

Bibb County (the obligee) sets the contractor license bond terms. The bond is a safeguard for clients, ensuring the contractor (principal) adheres to the applicable city and state laws while performing work in the city.  

If the contractor breaks any part of the bond agreement, the surety company will initially cover any damages to other parties. These parties may include the county, state, or individual clients. The contractor is ultimately responsible for paying the surety back for any covered claims, up to the full bond amount ($1,000–$25,000).  

To obtain your surety bond, you will pay a premium – a small percentage of the bond value. ZipBonds can issue contractor license bonds quickly, at a typical premium rate of $100.

Frequently Asked Questions

If a client feels that you are not performing your work in a professional and law-abiding fashion, they may file a claim with the surety. Often, a complaint made directly to you as the contractor will come first. You should aim to perform professionally and according to all terms of the bond agreement and address complaints as they arise to maintain client satisfaction with the project. When a claim is made and approved, it may be costly to you in both time and money.

Apply for Your Contractor Bond in Bibb County, GA

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