Will County, Illinois Contractor License Bond

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Who needs a contractor bond in Will County, Illinois?

Will County, Illinois, requires a permit or surety bond of $10,000 for all contractors except plumbing and fire alarm contractors. The bond must identify the contractor’s type and trade(s). This is part of the contractor registration process in Will County. If you have questions about this bond requirement or are unsure if it applies to you, you can contact the Will County Land Use Department for more information:

  • Will County Land Use Department
  • 58 East Clinton St., Suite 100
  • Joliet, IL 60432
  • Phone: (815) 774-3321

You can also contact ZipBonds with any questions about license or permit bonds. Keep in mind that the Will County bonding requirement 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 bond work?

Contractor license bonds protect clients from damages resulting from contractor work that is lacking in some way. The bond guarantees that contractors follow applicable regulations and codes of the obligee (listed as “the County of Will” in the contractor registration). If the contractor fails to follow any part of the bond agreement, clients may file a claim on the bond for compensation. 

To obtain a contractor bond in Illinois, you will pay a premium, a small percentage of the full bond amount. ZipBonds can issue many types of contractor license bonds quickly for just $100. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Absolutely. We don’t even need to pull your credit for this particular bond. 

A local municipality’s bonding requirement usually covers the statewide requirements. However, in some cases, you may need both. For instance, if you are a roofing contractor, you may need both Will County and Illinois bonds. You can contact the Will County Land Use Department for verification.

Apply for Your Contractor Bond in Will County, IL

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


About ZipBonds.com

Founders Ryan Swalve and Zach Mefferd formed the vision for ZipBonds.com when they realized how overly complicated it was to help clients place surety. The frustration of being unable to incorporate the technology they’d used in other insurance-focused projects left them thinking “there has to be a better way.”

Fast forward a couple of years, and that better way is the impetus of everything we do at ZipBonds. We constantly look for innovative ways to improve the bonding process for our clients and agents. Our team comprises individuals who understand all angles of surety – for companies, agencies, and individuals. Incorporating everyone’s point of view to improve the process while simultaneously integrating cutting-edge technology is what sets our business apart.