Alamance County, NC – Contractor Bond

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Who needs a contractor license bond in Alamance County, North Carolina?

The following contractors need a state license to work in Alamance County, North Carolina:

All subcontractors in the above categories must also obtain a license, regardless of the project cost. 

Bond requirements vary by license type and are also set at the state level in Alamance County. 

  • Limited general contractor: $175,000 bond
  • Intermediate general contractor: $500,000 bond
  • Unlimited general contractor: $1,000,000 bond
  • Intermediate electrical license: $50,000 bond
  • Unlimited general contractor license: $130,000 bond

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How does a contractor license bond work?

When signing the bond contract, contractors agree to abide by the standards and regulations of the obligee (Alamance County). If a contractor’s work fails to meet any part of the agreement, a client can file a claim for compensation. The surety initially pays approved claims, but contractors are ultimately responsible for paying back these claim costs in full. 

ZipBonds can issue many contractor license bonds instantly – with premiums starting at just $100.

Frequently Asked Questions

Contractor license bonds often have one-year terms. The renewal date for your bond will be listed on the bond form. You must renew your bond before the expiration date and keep your license up to date to remain in good standing.

Often, one license bond per contractor is required. However, there are some cases where multiple bonds will be necessary to fulfill local and state requirements. Read your municipality’s conditions carefully to ensure you remain compliant.

Apply for Your Contractor Bond in Alamance County, NC

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