Village of Northfield Contractor License Bond

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Who needs a contractor license bond in Northfield, Illinois?

The Village of Northfield requires some contractors to post a $3,000 street and/or parkway opening bond. If you’re unsure if this bond applies to you, call (888) 435-4191 and one of our agents will be more than happy to help. You can also contact the Public Works Department:

The Village of Northfield bond requirement is in addition to the statewide Illinois requirement, which states that all licensed plumbing and roofing contractors must post an Illinois contractor license bond. Learn more.

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How does a contractor license bond work?

Contractor license bonds protect a contractor’s clients from damages resulting from faulty work. The bond also guarantees that contractors follow applicable codes and regulations of the obligee (the Village of Northfield). If a contractor neglects any part of the bond agreement, clients can file a claim on the bond to receive compensation. 

To obtain your contractor bond in Illinois, you will pay a premium, a small percentage of the full bond amount. ZipBonds can issue contractor bonds quickly – typically for a $100 premium.

Apply for Your Contractor Bond in Northfield, IL

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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