New Jersey City of Bayonne Street Opening Bond

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Who needs a street opening bond in Bayonne, New Jersey?

All street opening contractors in Bayonne must apply for a permit and post a $1,500 surety bond. The bond term is for two years.

These contractors must also provide the following:

  • A permit application fee, determined by the type of work performed 
  • A ground restoration fee, determined by the City Engineer
  • Access to the site(s) for an after-hours street opening inspection
  • Liability insurance in the following amounts: $100,000/$300,000 for bodily injury or death; $50,000 for property damages

Complete contractor requirements are listed in Chapter 25 of the Bayonne municipal code.   

You can also reach out to ZipBonds with any questions by calling (888) 435-4191. We’d be happy to walk you through the entire bonding process! Also feel free to check out our page on New Jersey contractor license bonds for state-specific information.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The initial bond term will often last for the remainder of the calendar year in which you post the bond. You must then renew your bond annually for it to remain active (for the duration of your project).

The bond amount, also called the penal sum, is the maximum dollar value a client can seek from a bonded contractor. If damages exceed this amount, clients may seek alternative means of compensation.

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