Village of Plainfield Contractor License Bond

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Who needs a contractor bond in Plainfield, Illinois?

Some contractors – including general contractors, roofing/siding contractors, and demolition contractors – must secure a contractor license bond to work in Plainfield, Illinois. Local ordinances include licensing and bonding requirements for professionals who design, construct, alter, remove, or demolish buildings or structures.

Keep in mind that roofing and plumbing contractors may also need an Illinois contractor license bond to operate legally in the state.

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How does a contractor bond work?

The Village of Plainfield Building Department oversees all construction activities in the area, including contractor licensing. When securing license bonds in Plainfield, IL, contractors agree to complete work safely and promptly according to municipal building codes. If a contractor’s work results in structural damage or personal injury, the harmed party may file a claim on the bond. If the claim is valid, the claimant will receive compensation up to the total bond amount.

Bond requirements vary by trade:

  • General contractors: $10,000
  • Roofing and siding contractors: $10,000
  • Demolition contractors: $20,000

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