Mahwah, NJ – Soil Movement or Township Street Opening Bond

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Who needs a soil movement or street opening bond in Mahwah, New Jersey?

All Mahwah soil movement and street opening contractors must obtain a permit and post a surety bond. The Township of Mahwah determines the bond amount on a case-by-case basis. 

These contractors must also provide the following:

  • A permit application provided by the Township Council
  • Plan requirements and proposed grading
  • Liability insurance in the minimum amount of $1,000,000 (combined single limit)
  • Monthly soil movement reports

Complete requirements are posted in Chapter 28 of the municipal code

Apply online or call ZipBonds at (888) 435-4191 to get bonded as quickly as possible. 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 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.

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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