Village of Morton Grove Contractor License Bond

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Who needs a contractor bond in Morton Grove, Illinois?

The Village of Morton Grove requires a $10,000 license bond for all licensed contractors. This is part of the requirement that all contractors and subcontractors in the village (except for landscapers and painters) must obtain a Morton Grove business license. View the complete list of requirements for various types of contractors on the business license application

Keep in mind that the Village of Morton Grove bond requirements are in addition to the state bonding requirements. All licensed plumbing and roofing contractors must post an Illinois contractor license bond. If you have questions about the business licensing process in Morton Grove, you can contact the Department of Building and Inspectional Services:

  • 6101 Capulina Ave.
  • Morton Grove, IL 60053
  • Phone: (847) 470-5214
  • Fax: (847) 663-6185

For bond-related questions, call ZipBonds at (888) 435-4191. We can help you decide if you need a surety bond and walk you through the bonding process.

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How does a contractor license bond work?

Contractor license bonds protect contractor’s clients from damages resulting from work that is deficient in one or multiple ways. Under the bond terms, contractors must follow all regulations and codes of the obligee (the Village of Morton Grove). If the contractor fails to meet any part of the bond agreement, clients can file a claim to receive compensation.

You will pay a premium, a small percentage of the bond amount, to obtain your license bond. ZipBonds can issue license bonds quickly – typically for $100.

Frequently Asked Questions

Often, a local municipality’s bond requirements cover statewide ones. In some cases, however, you may need to obtain several bonds. Contact the Morton Grove Department of Building and Inspectional Services to verify your requirements. 

The first steps in avoiding costly claims are working professionally and communicating clearly with clients. Any client complaints should be answered quickly and rectified before they become claims.

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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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