Kent County (Michigan) Contractor License & Permit Bonds

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Who needs a contractor license bond in Kent County, Michigan?

The Kent County Road Commission requires contractors working in the County Road right-of-way to obtain a permit and surety bond. The bond amount is $20,000. 

Unsure if this bond applies to you? Give us a call at (888) 435-4191 and we’ll be more than happy to help you identify your bonding needs. You can also check out our page on contractor license bonds in Michigan 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 unsatisfactory or unsafe work. The bond ensures that contractors meet all applicable regulations and codes of the obligee (Kent County). If the contractor fails to follow the bond agreement fully, clients can file a claim to receive compensation.

Frequently Asked Questions

You can usually avoid claims by working professionally and communicating effectively with clients. Try to handle any client complaints efficiently and to the client’s satisfaction. Doing so can help keep complaints from turning into costly claims.

Those with poor credit can still obtain the bond they need. For many contractor license bonds, we don’t even pull credit. We often issue these types of bonds instantly for just $100.

Apply for Your Contractor Bond in Kent County, MI

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



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