Clifton Roadway Permit or Sidewalk Permit Bond

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Who needs a roadway/sidewalk permit bond in Clifton, New Jersey?

All contractors working in the roadway or on sidewalks in Clifton must obtain a permit and post a surety bond. The bond amount is 100% of the estimated cost of the permitted work.

Additionally, contractors must provide the following:

  • A $200 permit fee
  • Application for a permit, filed with the city clerk
  • Reports to the Engineering Department and Police Department detailing specifics of the work proposed

Article II of the Clifton municipal code lists all contractor requirements in detail.

Need help? Just pick up the phone and call us at (888) 435-4191. You can also check out our page on New Jersey contractor license bonds for state-specific information.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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.

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 renewal date will be listed on your bond form.

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