Brecksville, OH – Contractor’s License Bond

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Who needs a contractor license bond in Brecksville, Ohio?

All contractors in Brecksville, Ohio, must post a $25,000 surety bond. Additional requirements include: 

  • Providing a certificate of insurance – general liability, property damage, and automobile liability of at least $500,000
  • Paying a $75 application fee to register with the city 
  • A copy of a state license (only for electrical, plumbing, and HVAC contractors)

The City of Brecksville has posted a complete list of requirements for contractors, including copies of the bond and registration forms.

Have questions about your bond? Call ZipBonds today at (888) 435-4191 to speak with one of our agents! 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 fulfill all obligations to clients. By signing the bond agreement, contractors state that they’ll abide by the standards and regulations of the obligee (City of Brecksville). Clients can file a claim if a contractor’s work doesn’t meet all components of the agreement. 

Approved claims are first paid to clients by the surety, but contractors are ultimately responsible for paying back claims in full. 

ZipBonds can issue many contractor license bonds instantly – for as low as $100 per year.

Frequently Asked Questions

Bonds often last for one year before needing to be renewed. The Brecksville bond expires on December 31. Ensure your bond, registration, and license (if applicable) remain up to date to remain in good standing.

In many cases, a single bond is all that’s needed. If you work in multiple trades, however, you will likely need one bond for each trade you’re performing.

Apply for Your Contractor Bond in Brecksville, 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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