Goodlettsville, TN – Contractor Permit Bond

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Who needs a contractor permit bond in Goodlettsville, Tennessee?

All contractors working in Goodlettsville must post a permit bond. The bond amount will be based on the value and/or type of work performed.

  • Contracts or bids under $25,000: $10,000 bond
  • Contractors or bids of $25,000 or more: $50,000 bond
  • All electrical, plumbing, gas mechanical, and mechanical contractors: $40,000 bond

The following types of work also require contractors to obtain a permit:

  • Blasting
  • Commercial
  • Demolition
  • Fire life safety
  • Residential 
  • Sign
  • Subcontractors

The City of Goodlettsville posts complete permit information, including permit requirements for work in Davidson County and Sumner County. 

Need help? Just pick up the phone and call us at (888) 435-4191. You can also see our page on Tennessee Contractor License Bonds for state-specific information.

Get Your Goodlettsville Contractor Bond:

How do contractor bonds work?

A contractor license bond guarantees that clients receive quality work from hired contractors. By signing the bond agreement, contractors agree to work by the standards and regulations of their obligee (City of Goodlettsville). 

Clients may file a claim if a contractor breaks their surety contract. The surety will initially pay out a claim if approved, but contractors are ultimately responsible for paying the surety back in full for all associated costs.

You will pay a premium, or a percentage of the bond amount, to acquire your bond. ZipBonds can often get you bonded immediately, and premiums start as low as $100 a year.

Frequently Asked Questions

Your initial bond will typically last for the calendar year you post it. You must then renew your bond each consecutive year for the duration of your project. Keep your bond updated to avoid fines and compliance issues in your location.

The bond amount is the highest dollar value a client can receive from a bonded contractor. However, if work-related damages exceed that amount, clients may seek other forms of compensation. As a contractor, you can typically avoid claims by performing your work with excellence and communicating well with clients.

Apply for Your Contractor Bond in Goodlettsville, TN

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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