Calvert County, Maryland Contractor License Bonds

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Who needs a contractor license bond in Calvert County, Maryland?

In Calvert County, building contractors must post a bond as part of the licensing process – in an amount set by the Building Board and approved by the Board of County Commissioners. If a contractor fails to maintain a surety bond, the Building Official shall immediately revoke their license. Visit the county website for complete details on building bonds. 

Grading contractors must also obtain a bond if they do not already have a building permit. County road grading contractors must post a county road access permit bond set at 125% of the approved project cost estimate. Grading contractors may also be required to post a site completion bond, according to the discretion of grading inspectors. You’ll find complete grading bond requirements for Calvert County here

Need help? Call ZipBonds at (888) 435-4191 to discuss your bonding requirements with one of our agents. You can also check out our page on contractor license bonds in Maryland for state-specific information.

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How does a contractor license bond work?

A contractor license bond protects clients from damages due to faulty contractor work. The bond guarantees that contractors meet all applicable regulations and codes of the obligee (Calvert County). If the contractor fails to follow the bond agreement in any way, clients can file a claim and receive compensation.

You’ll pay a small premium to acquire your contractor bond in Calvert County. ZipBonds often issues these bonds quickly, at a typical premium of $100.

Frequently Asked Questions

You can often avoid claims by maintaining professionalism and communicating effectively with clients. Be sure to respond to any client complaints quickly and resolve issues before they become costly claims.

Absolutely. We don’t need to perform a credit check to issue this bond.

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