Hocking County Contractor Bond

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Who needs a contractor bond in Hocking County, Ohio?

Plumbing contractors and water conditioner installers in Hocking County must post a $20,000 surety bond and provide proof of general liability insurance. These contractors must also register with the Hocking County Health Department.

The bond must list the contractor type and name Hocking County Health Department as the obligee. Both the bond and registration will expire every December 31. See the Hocking County registration requirements page for a complete list of requirements.

If you’re unsure if this bond applies to you, call us at (888) 435-4191, and one of our agents will be more than happy to help. 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 bond work?

A contractor license bond ensures that contractors fulfill their work obligations to clients. By signing the bond, contractors state that they will follow all standards and regulations of the obligee (Hocking County). Clients can submit a compensation claim if a contractor breaks the agreement. The surety will initially pay out approved claims, but contractors must pay back these claims over a set period, plus fees and interest.

To acquire your bond, you’ll pay a premium – a small percentage of the penal sum. ZipBonds often issues these bonds quickly, starting at just $100 per year.

Frequently Asked Questions

Contractor bonds and registrations in Hocking County expire on December 31 each year. Make sure you renew both before they expire to avoid compliance issues. 

Often, a single license bond is required. However, Hocking County may require one bond per trade if you work as a plumbing contractor and water conditioner installer.

Apply for Your Contractor Bond in Hocking 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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Founders Ryan Swalve and Zach Mefferd formed the vision for ZipBonds.com 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.