Village of Lyons Contractor License Bond

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Who needs a contractor bond in Lyons, Illinois?

Most contractors and subcontractors working in Lyons, Illinois, must secure a contractor license bond as part of the local licensing process. According to local ordinances, relevant contractors include “any person engaged in the business of constructing, altering, or repairing buildings or other structures or sidewalk or street pavements.” 

Plumbing contractors are excluded from the local bonding requirement. However, Illinois requires plumbing and roofing contractors to get bonded at the state level. Visit our page on Illinois Contractor License Bonds to learn more.

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How does a contractor license bond work?

The Village of Lyons requires all contractor applicants to secure a $10,000 bond. Construction activities in the area are overseen by the Village of Lyon’s Building Department

Paperwork requested in the municipal’s license application varies by profession. In addition to the Lyons contractor bond, you may need to pay a license fee and provide proof of accreditation in your field.

Trade/SpecialtyBond AmountLicense FeeAccreditation
Asphalt / Concrete$10,000$75None
Building Mover$10,000$250None
Drain layer$10,000$75State or City of Chicago Plumbing or

Drain Layer License

Electrical /

Fire Alarm Installer

$10,000No Charge Per State LawElectrical License from other testing


General Contractor$10,000$150None – Unless Licensed In Electric,

Plumbing or Roofing.

Roofing$10,000$75State of IL Roofing License
All Others$10,000$75As required by Bldg. Dept.

Generally, a contractor’s license and bond are good for one year and must be renewed annually before the expiration. You can secure your Lyons contractor license bond for a fraction of the bond amount. Because of simple underwriting, the cost is often just $100 and can be issued instantly. Call ZipBonds at (888) 435-4191 to get bonded in a zip!

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



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