City of Lee’s Summit, MO – License and Permit Bonds

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Who needs a contractor license bond in Lee’s Summit, Mississippi?

The City of Lee’s Summit requires all contractors working in a public right-of-way to obtain a contractor bond to get approved for a city permit. The bond requirement ranges from $5,000 to $20,000, depending on the proposed work. Work proposals should be submitted to Lee’s Summit Development Services Department. 

Additional requirements for right-of-way contractors include:

  • A Certification of Insurance
  • Endorsements listing the City of Lee’s Summit as an additional insured for Commercial General Liability and Auto Liability
  • Proof of workman’s compensation insurance

Need help with your right-of-way bond? Give us a call at (888) 435-4191 and one of our agents be glad to assist you. You can also check out our page on contractor license bonds in Missouri for state-specific information.

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How does a contractor license bond work?

A contractor bond guarantees contractors fulfill their obligations to clients. In signing the bond, contractors agree to follow the standards and regulations of the obligee (City of Lee’s Summit). 

Clients can file a claim for compensation if a contractor’s work does not meet the stipulations of the bond agreement. The surety initially pays out an approved claim, but contractors are ultimately responsible for repaying the surety in full. A claim could cost a contractor as much as the total bond amount.

To acquire your surety bond, you’ll pay a premium (a small percentage of the penal sum). ZipBonds often issues contractor license bonds instantly for as low as $100. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Bonds often expire annually. You must renew your bond by the date listed on your bond form and keep your license current to continue operating legally as a contractor. 

The requirements dictated by a municipality usually include everything you need to work in that area. In some cases, both a local and a state bond may be necessary. Read municipality requirements carefully to maintain compliance in your area. 

Apply for Your Contractor Bond in Lee’s Summit, MS

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