Rocky Mount Contractor License Bond

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Who needs a contractor license bond in Rocky Mount, North Carolina?

The following contractor types must register with the city of Rocky Mount and obtain a privilege license:

  • Building contractors
  • Plumbing contractors
  • HVAC contractors
  • Refrigeration and ventilation contractors
  • Electrical contractors 
  • Insulation contractors 
  • Moving contractors
  • Demolition contractors

All demolition work that involves an unusually hazardous activity or is located in a dangerous area requires a surety bond. The inspection services administration determines the required bond amount. Each contractor listed above must also complete the following tasks:

  • Apply for a license and permit
  • Pay all fees
  • Submit three sets of detailed plans (for building contractors)

Complete contractor requirements are listed in Chapter 5 of the municipality code

Need help getting started? Call ZipBonds at (888) 435-4191 to discuss the bonding process with one of our agents. You can also check out our page on contractor license bonds in North Carolina for state-specific information.

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How does a contractor license bond work?

A contractor license bond guarantees that contractors fulfill all client obligations. By signing the bond, contractors agree to abide by the standards and regulations of the obligee (City of Rocky Mount). 

Clients can file a claim for compensation if a contractor’s work fails to meet all components of the agreement. Approved claims are initially paid to clients by the surety, but contractors are responsible for paying back claims over a set period.

To acquire your bond, you will pay a premium. ZipBonds issues many contractor license bonds instantly for as low as $100 per year.

Frequently Asked Questions

License bonds most often have one-year terms. The specific renewal date will be listed on your bond form. Bonds and licenses need to stay current for you to remain in good standing.  

Typically, contractors only need one contractor license bond to work in a city or county. However, there may be some cases where local and state bonds are both required. Read your municipality’s requirements thoroughly to ensure you follow all applicable laws.  

Apply for Your Contractor Bond in Rocky Mount, NC

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



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