Who needs a contractor bond in Lake Zurich, Illinois?
Many residential and commercial contractors may need a Lake Zurich contractor license bond to operate legally in the city, including the following:
- Roofing contractors
- Electrical contractors
- Plumbing contractors
- Irrigation contractors
- Sewer contractors
- Concrete contractors
- Sign contractors
- Landscape contractors
Local ordinances require a contractor’s license: “Contractors and subcontractors include any person, company or other entity that undertakes construction to any building or structure.” The definition includes construction activities related to driveways, pools, porches, decks, garages, fences, and other structures.
In addition to the Lake Zurich contractor license bond, certain contractors may also need to secure an Illinois contractor license bond.
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How does a contractor bond work?
Lake Zurich Bonding Requirements
A contractor license bond is an agreement between a contractor, the municipal government, and a third-party financial institution (surety) that protects the public from damages resulting from faulty construction work. The contractor agrees to follow local building codes and regulations by signing the bond contract.
The Village of Lake Zurich requires a $10,000 surety bond. Before submitting your contractor’s license application, you must secure the bond to include in the application packet. Contact ZipBonds by calling (888) 435-4191 and obtain this bond for as low as $100 a year.
Contractor License Application in Lake Zurich
In addition to the required surety bond, some contractors must provide documentation regarding their credentials when applying for their Lake Zurich contractor license bond.
- Electrical contractors: Must submit a copy of their electrical license
- Roofing contractors: Must submit a copy of their state roofing license
- Plumbing contractors: Must submit a copy of their state registrations
- Irrigation contractors: Must submit a copy of their state registration, Illinois Department of Public Health Irrigation Contractor Registration, and the CCCDI’s name and license
You can find more information about the application process in Lake Zurich on the village’s website.
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