Livingston County Contractor Bond

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

Contractors performing work affecting land and water quality may need a contractor license bond in Livingston County, Michigan. Common construction activities requiring contractor bonds include:

  • Land clearing
  • Tree removal
  • Sewage disposal
  • Waste treatment
  • Water system installation

These regulations extend over the cities of Howell, Brighton, Township of Hamburg, Pinckney, and Fowlerville. These municipalities or the state may also require additional Michigan contractor license bonds.

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How does a contractor license bond work?

As the governing entity, the Livingston County Department of Planning seeks to protect the natural environment during construction processes through licensing and bonding. Ultimately, the public benefits from safe structures and the environmental quality these statutes support.

If a contractor breaks a building code that results in damages, the affected parties could receive a settlement up to the full bond amount. For contractors affecting soil and land in Livingston County, the bond requirement is set at $10,000. For contractors performing work involving water and sewage, the bond amount is $25,000. Both bonds are limited to one-year terms and must be renewed before December 1 the following year to remain active.

Due to the simple underwriting, we can offer this bond to many contractors for as low as $100 a year. Contact us to apply today!

Apply for Your Contractor Bond in Livingston County, MI

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