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Ohio - Chillicothe Contractor Bond

December 26, 2018

The Chillicothe contractor bond is a $15,000 surety bond required of various contractors in the city. The bond's cost for you: Just $150 annually. Please call AmeriPro Surety Bonds at 844-589-9732.

Ohio – Chillicothe Contractor Bond

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Chillicothe Contractors




Contractors who operate in the Chillicothe, Ohio, must first register, pay a registration fee to the city, and obtain a $15,000 Chillicothe contractor before operating in the city.

AmeriPro Surety Bonds provides this surety bond as both a first time and renewal bond.

Types of Contractors:

The following types of contractors must register with the city of Chillicothe, Ohio:

  • General contractors
  • Framing and drywall;
  • Roofing contractors;
  • Home improvement
  • Graphics contractors;
  • Landscaping and fencing;
  • Swimming pool;
  • Excavator/Sewage/sewage tapper;
  • Electrical;
  • HVAC;
  • Refrigeration;
  • Fire;
  • Security detection;

And whichever other contractors listed here but who are also required to register.




Chillicothe Contractor Bond: The Purpose




The purpose the Chillicothe contractor bond is a financial guarantee which assures your compliance with Chapter 1310 of the Chillicothe Code of Ordinances.

The bond’s existence holds harmless the city of Chillicothe from the failure on the part of a licensed contractor to perform working according to Code; begin work; or to complete work that has been begun.

The bond also holds harmless the city from any acts of harms caused by a licensed contractor. Such protection extends also to harm caused by employees and subcontractors of a licensed contractor.

The bond, however, is not an insurance policy; its protections are solely for the people and the city of Chillicothe.

Consequently, should a claim be filed, judged credible and paid against your surety bond, it is your legal liability to reimburse the surety for all costs and fees in the settlement of that claim.




Chillicothe Contractor Bond: Premium and Duration




The Chillicothe contractor bond’s premium --- the amount that you will pay for the bond’s issuance --- is just 1%, or $150 annually.

There is neither underwriting nor a credit check required for the bond.

The application can be completed over the phone with one of our helpful agents. The process takes all of about 5-7 minutes.

Once the bond is issued, it is mailed to you by the following business day.

By local ordinance, the Chillicothe contractor bond expires on December 31st of the year in which the bond is issued. Your fee will need to be renewed to keep your bond perpetually active.




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