Illinois City of Northlake Contractor’s License Bond

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Who needs a contractor’s license bond in Northlake?

All contractors and subcontractors working in Northlake must be registered with the city. The registration process includes a contractor’s license application and a $10,000 contractor bond requirement. 

You can send your application, Certificate of Insurance, and signed bond to Direct any questions about contractor requirements to the Northlake Building Department:

  • 55 E. North Avenue
  • Northlake, IL 60164
  • Phone: (708) 343-8700 ext. 4764
  • Fax: (708) 343-8708

The bonding requirement in Northlake is in addition to the state bonding requirement. All licensed plumbing and roofing contractors must post an Illinois contractor license bond.

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How does a contractor’s 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 regulations and codes of the obligee (the City of Northlake). If the contractor neglects any stipulations in the bond agreement, clients can file a claim on the bond to receive compensation. 

To obtain a 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 $100.

Apply for Your Contractor Bond in Northlake, IL

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