Cuyahoga County, Ohio Contractor License Bond

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Who needs a contractor license bond in Cuyahoga County, Ohio?

Certain contractors working in Cuyahoga County must post a license bond to begin work. 

 Additionally, all contractors doing $10,000 in business or more in a calendar year must complete the following tasks:

Need help with your bond? Give us a call at (888) 435-4191, and a ZipBonds agent will be more than happy to 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 clients receive satisfactory work from their contractors. By posting the bond, contractors agree to follow all the standards and regulations of the obligee (Cuyahoga County). Clients can file a claim against the bond if their contractor breaks the bond agreement in any way. The surety will initially pay out approved claims, but contractors are responsible for paying back claims over a set period.

ZipBonds offers contractor license bond premiums starting at $100. We often issue these bonds instantly without requiring a credit check.

Frequently Asked Questions

Cuyahoga County bonds last for one year and then expire on December 31. Ensure you renew your bond before or on this day to remain in good standing as a contractor.

A single license bond is often sufficient for contractors. However, multiple bonds will likely be required if you work as both a plumbing and sewer contractor in Cuyahoga County.

Apply for Your Contractor Bond in Cuyahoga County, 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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