Buffalo WY Contractor License Bonds

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Who needs contractor license bonds in Buffalo, Wyoming?

The following contractors and subcontractors must be licensed with the City of Buffalo and post a $5,000 surety bond. Public liability insurance requirements are also attached to each contractor/subcontractor type.

General Contractor (Class A)

  • Per occurrence: $1,000,000
  • Total aggregate: $2,000,000

Residential Contractor (Class B)

  • Per occurrence: $500,000
  • Total aggregate: $1,000,000

Subcontractor (Class C)

  • Per occurrence: $300,000
  • Total aggregate: $600,000

Specialty Contractor (Class D)

  • Per occurrence: $500,000
  • Total aggregate: $1,000,000

Tree trimmer

  • Per occurrence: $300,000
  • Total aggregate: $600,000

Contractors/subcontractors must also provide:

  • Verification of good standing from Wyoming Workers Compensation and Unemployment Insurance Divisions (if you have any employees)
  • Payment of annual fees ($50-$100 depending on contractor type)

Complete contractor/subcontractor requirements are listed in Chapter 5 of the Buffalo municipal code, beginning in Section 5.2.11.  

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 Wyoming contractor license bonds for state-specific information.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The bond amount, also called the penal sum, is the maximum dollar value a client can seek from a bonded contractor. If damages exceed this amount, clients may seek alternative means of compensation.

The initial bond term will often last for the remainder of the calendar year in which you post the bond. You must then renew your bond annually for it to remain active (for the duration of your project). The bond renewal date will be listed on your bond form.

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