Ashville, Ohio Contractor Bond

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Who needs a contractor license bond in Ashville, Ohio?

Every contractor and sub-contractor in Ashville must post a $10,000 registration bond as part of their required registration with the city. Other mandates include:

  • Submitting an application
  • Paying the $75 application fee
  • Providing a certificate of insurance: bodily injury $100,000/$300,000, property damage $50,000
  • Providing proof of income tax registration

You can find complete requirements and the application form for contractor registration on the Ashville Building Department website.

Need help? Give us a call at (888) 435-4191 and a ZipBonds agent will gladly assist you in the bonding process. You can also check out our page on contractor license bonds in Ohio for state-specific information.

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How does a contractor license bond work?

A contractor license bond guarantees clients that their contractors will fulfill all work obligations. By signing the bond, contractors agree to follow all applicable standards and regulations of the obligee (Village of Ashville). 

Clients can file a claim for damages if a contractor breaks any part of the bond agreement. The surety first pays out approved claims, but contractors are ultimately responsible for paying back claims up to the full bond amount. 

ZipBonds offers contractor bond premiums starting at just $100 – and we can often process and issue these bonds immediately.

Frequently Asked Questions

Often, bond terms run for one year. There’s a $100 penalty in Ashville for working without an active and current bond.

In most cases, you will only need a single license bond. However, if you work multiple trades, you may need a separate bond for each. Read your municipality’s requirements carefully to ensure compliance. 

Apply for Your Contractor Bond in Ashville, OH

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.



Founders Ryan Swalve and Zach Mefferd formed the vision for when they realized how overly complicated it was to help clients place surety. The frustration of being unable to incorporate the technology they’d used in other insurance-focused projects left them thinking “there has to be a better way.”

Fast forward a couple of years, and that better way is the impetus of everything we do at ZipBonds. We constantly look for innovative ways to improve the bonding process for our clients and agents. Our team comprises individuals who understand all angles of surety – for companies, agencies, and individuals. Incorporating everyone’s point of view to improve the process while simultaneously integrating cutting-edge technology is what sets our business apart.