Wickliffe Contractor Registration Bond

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Who needs a contractor registration bond in Wickliffe, Ohio?

All contractors and subcontractors in Wickliffe must register with the Building Commissioner and post a $10,000 surety bond. 

Additionally, all contractors must provide the following:

  • A registration application
  • Payment of $100 for registration or renewal
  • Proof of liability insurance: bodily injury $100,000/$300,000, property damage $50,000

Detailed requirements are listed in the Wickliffe contractor registration packet

If you’re not sure if this bond applies to you, give us a call 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 statewide information.

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How does a contractor bond work?

Contractor license bonds ensure that contractors meet all applicable regulations and codes of their obligee (City of Wickliffe). The bond is a safeguard for clients. 

The contractor acts as the principal in the bond contract. The bond guarantees a client compensation if the contractor breaks licensing and permit laws that result in damages. The surety may cover any costs to settle a bond claim upfront, but the contractor is ultimately responsible for paying back the surety over time.

To acquire their bond, contractors don’t need to pay the full amount. They will instead pay a premium, a small percentage of the bond amount. ZipBonds can issue these bonds quickly for just $100.

Frequently Asked Questions

Bonds often require annual renewal, and their deadlines often align with registration renewal dates. In Wickliffe, the registration renewal date is December 31. You can verify your bond renewal date on your bond form.

You may need more than one bond if your work covers multiple trades. Contact the Building Department if you’re unsure about your bonding requirements. 

Apply for Your Contractor Bond in Wickliffe, OH

ZipBonds offers the fastest and most secure option for getting bonded. Our all-digital platform is intuitive and straightforward. Apply online, email support@zipbonds.com or call 888.435.4191 to speak with an agent directly.


About ZipBonds.com

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.