Who needs a contractor bond in Wyandotte County, Kansas?
Various contractors in Wyandotte County, Kansas, must secure a contractor bond before being licensed to work in the area. These requirements apply to contractors working within the county, including those in Kansas City and Edwardsville.
Mechanical and HVAC contractors, plumbing contractors, electrical contractors, house moving contractors, and those of any trade working on right-of-way projects may need to be licensed and bonded in Wyandotte County. County ordinances define this work as “the process of building, altering, repairing, improving, or demolishing any public structure or building, or other public improvements of any kind to any public real property.” The law excludes contractors engaging in only routine maintenance.
Some contractors may also need a Kansas contractor license bond. Contact your local governing entity or a trusted surety provider like ZipBonds to verify your requirements.
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How does a contractor license bond work?
Wyandotte County covers most of Kansas City, and contractors can benefit from working throughout the metropolitan area with a county-wide contractor’s license. The Unified Government of Wyandotte County, Kansas City, Kansas Building Inspection Department manages the licensing process.
Before you can obtain your contractor’s license in Wyandotte County, you need a $5,000 contractor bond. Both the license (issued by the government) and bond (issued by a surety provider) must be renewed annually to remain active. If your bond expires, your license will no longer be in effect. In other words, you can’t continue working legally. Remember to renew your bond and license by December 31 each year.
We don’t need to pull your credit history for this bond, and the underwriting is very simple. Many contractors get these bonds for $100.
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