Trumbull County Contractor Bond

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Who needs a contractor bond in Trumbull County, Ohio?

The following contractors must register with Trumbull County and post a $10,000 surety bond:

  • Electrical contractors
  • Warm air heating contractors
  • Air conditioning contractors
  • Wet heating contractors

Note that all these contractors are classified as “mechanical contractors” in Trumbull County. 

Each registered contractor must also provide the following:

  • A completed background information packet (included with the registration application)
  • Payment of $200 for registration ($100 for renewal)
  • A copy of their current state license
  • Proof of liability insurance ($500,000 minimum)
  • Workman’s compensation insurance
  • A photo ID of each applicant

Complete contractor registration requirements are listed in the registration application packet. You can also view the $10,000 surety bond form here.

Need help? Call us at (888) 435-4191. You can also check out our page on contractor license bonds in Ohio for state-specific information.

Get Your Trumbull County Contractor Bond:

How do contractor license bonds work?

When obtaining this bond, the principal (contractor) enters into an agreement with the obligee (Trumbull County) and the surety company. A contractor license bond guarantees that the bonded contractor complies with applicable licensing and permit laws. If they don’t, any parties that suffer as a result can file a claim against the bond for compensation. The surety company may initially cover any damages incurred, but the principal must later repay them in full. 

These bonds are quickly issued and typically cost only $100. Get bonded today by filling out the form below or calling ZipBonds at (888) 435-4191.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bond in Trumbull County expires on December 31 each year. You must keep your bond, registration, and insurance up to date to continue working legally in the area.

You may need an additional bond if your work covers multiple bondable trades (electrical and wet heating, for instance). If your work only covers one trade, you will likely only need a single bond. You can contact the Trumbull County Building Inspection Department to verify your bonding requirements.

Apply for Your Contractor Bond in Trumbull 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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