Bratenahl, Ohio Contractor License Bond

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Who needs a contractor license bond in Bratenahl, Ohio?

All contractors in Bratenahl must register with the Village of Bratenahl and post a $5,000 performance bond. Other requirements include:

  • Providing a certificate of insurance: $100,000/$300,000 bodily injury, $50,000 property
  • Paying a $100 application fee

Need help with your bond? Give ZipBonds a call at (888) 435-4191 and an agent will gladly assist you. 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 that contractors follow all obligations to their clients. In signing the bond agreement, contractors also agree to follow all standards and regulations of the obligee (Village of Bratenahl). 

Clients have the right to file a claim for compensation if a contractor breaks the bond agreement and causes damages. Approved claims are initially paid out to clients by the surety. However, contractors are ultimately responsible for paying their surety back in full, up to the bond limit.

Frequently Asked Questions

Bonds typically require renewal after one year. To avoid fines, ensure your bond and license stay up to date, according to municipality requirements. 

Contractors typically need just one contractor license bond. You might need one bond per trade if you work in multiple trades. ZipBonds can get you bonded instantly for as little as $100.

Apply for Your Contractor Bond in Bratenahl, 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.



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