City of Pocatello Contractor License Bond

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Who needs a contractor license bond in Pocatello, Idaho?

The City of Pocatello Building Department issues 13 types of contractor licenses. Eight of these require a license and permit bond, as detailed below:

  • Building Class A-1: $50,000 bond required
  • Building Class A-2: $25,000 bond required
  • Building Class B: $25,000 bond required
  • House mover: $10,000 bond required
  • Electrical contractor: $10,000 bond required
  • Excavator: $10,000 bond required
  • Plumbing contractor: $10,000 bond required
  • Sign contractor: $10,000 bond required

The following contractor types require no bond but have other requirements through Pocatello:

  • Electrical apprentice
  • Electrical journeyman
  • Mechanical apprentice
  • Mechanical contractor
  • Mechanical journeyman
  • Plumbing apprentice

You can find the complete list of contractor requirements for various license types on the City of Pocatello website. Keep in mind that the above bonding requirements are in addition to the statewide Idaho requirement. HVAC/specialty and plumbing contractors must obtain a $2,000 contractor license bond. Visit our page on contractor license bonds in Idaho for more information.

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Frequently Asked Questions

If you are an HVAC/specialty or plumbing contractor, then you may need two separate bonds to operate your business in Pocatello, Idaho. However, local bonds sometimes cover the requirements of the state. Contact the Pocatello Building Department for information regarding your situation.

Strive to always perform your work professionally and efficiently. If a client has a complaint, try rectifying it before it becomes a claim.

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