Contractors who want to conduct contracting business in Grandview Heights, Ohio, must register with the city and pay any relevant fees.
Contractors are also required to submit a $5,000 Grandview Heights contractor bond. This bond is available from AmeriPro Surety Bonds as a new and renewal surety bond.
The following types of contractors must meet the surety bond requirement before performing contracting work in the city:
Other contracting specialties may be required to obtain a surety bond as well. In case of doubt, check with the city Building & Zoning: 614-481-6220.
The purpose of the Grandview Heights contractor bond is a financial guarantee which is designed to ensure your compliance with Ordinance 41-79 of the city’s building codes.
The bond also is a financial guarantee, in favor of the city and its residents, that work begun will be completed according to all regulatory statutes.
The protections for the city of Grandview Heights afforded by this surety bond extend also to any employees or subcontractors whom you hire for work within the city.
The bond, however, is not an insurance policy; its protections are solely for the city of Grandview Heights and its residents.
The Grandview Heights contractor surety bond is an “instant issue” bond. This does not mean, however, that the bond is issued online for printing.
What it does means is that there is no underwriting or credit check for the bond.
After completing an application and paying a $100 premium, the bond is yours. The bond is mailed to you by the next business day.
Only an original of the bond – which requires your signature --- is acceptable for filing with the city.
Once issued, the bond will expire on December 31st of the year in which it is issued. An exception to this will be for bond’s issued very late in a calendar year. In those instances, the bond expires by the following December 31st.
AmeriPro Surety Bonds is a surety bonds-only agency which provides contractor surety bonds throughout Ohio. This includes all cities, municipalities, and counties in which a contractor surety bond is required.
Our agency also provides license and permit, court, and fiduciary bonds in Ohio and nationwide.
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