Fayette County Contractor Registration Bond

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Who needs a contractor registration bond in Fayette County, Ohio?

All commercial contractors and subcontractors in Fayette County must register with the Building Department and post a $10,000 surety bond. The following requirements also pertain to contractors in the city:

  • Paying a $125 registration fee
  • Providing a copy of your state contractor’s license (Electrical, HVAC, refrigeration, plumbing, and hydronics contractors only)

Need help with the details? Call us at (888) 435-4191 and a ZipBonds agent will be glad to assist you with the bonding process. You can also see our page on contractor license bonds in Ohio for state-specific information.

Get Your Fayette County Contractor Bond:

How does a contractor registration bond work?

A contractor license bond holds contractors accountable for fulfilling all client obligations. The contractor signing the bond agreement agrees to follow all applicable standards and regulations of the obligee (Fayette County). 

Clients can file a claim if a contractor’s work breaks any part of the bond agreement. The surety will pay out approved claims initially, but contractors are responsible for paying back claims over time. 

To obtain your bond, you’ll pay a premium. ZipBonds can often issue bonds instantly for annual premiums as low as $100.

Frequently Asked Questions

Bonds typically run on single-year terms and require annual renewal. The renewal date will be listed on your bond form.  

If you are seeking registration for multiple trades, you will need a bond for each trade. If your work falls into a single trade, you will likely only need one license bond. Read your registration requirements carefully to ensure compliance.

Apply for Your Contractor Bond in Fayette County, OH

ZipBonds gives you the fastest and most secure option for getting bonded. We can issue many contractor license bonds instantly – for as little as $100 per year. Apply online, email support@zipbonds.com, or call (888) 435-4191 to speak with an agent directly.


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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.