Mississippi Contractor Bond – Ridgeland

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Who needs a contractor license bond in Ridgeland, Mississippi?

All contractors working in Ridgeland must submit a Mississippi State Board of Contractors license before work begins. Additionally, any contractor engaging in the following work must post a $5,000 surety bond:

  • Mechanical 
  • Plumbing
  • Electrical
  • General contracting
  • Swimming pools
  • Remodeling
  • Foundation repair
  • Any other contracting jobs exceeding $100

Other requirements vary by contractor type and are listed in Chapter 18 of the Ridgeland Municipal Code

If you need help, call us at (888) 435-4191. We’re always happy to assist you! You can also check out our page on contractor license bonds in Mississippi for state-specific information.

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How does a contractor license bond work?

A contractor license bond ensures that contractors fulfill all obligations of their proposed work and follow the standards and regulations of the obligee (City of Ridgeland). Clients can file a claim for compensation if a contractor’s work is deemed faulty or insufficient. The surety initially pays out approved claims, but contractors are responsible for paying the claim back, up to the full bond amount. 

ZipBonds offers many contractor bonds instantly for just $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. 

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


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Founders Ryan Swalve and Zach Mefferd formed the vision for ZipBonds.com when they realized how overly complicated it was to help clients place surety. The frustration of being unable to incorporate the technology they’d used in other insurance-focused projects left them thinking “there has to be a better way.”

Fast forward a couple of years, and that better way is the impetus of everything we do at ZipBonds. We constantly look for innovative ways to improve the bonding process for our clients and agents. Our team comprises individuals who understand all angles of surety – for companies, agencies, and individuals. Incorporating everyone’s point of view to improve the process while simultaneously integrating cutting-edge technology is what sets our business apart.