Home improvement contractors in Massillon, Ohio, must register with the city, pay an application fee of $75, a registration fee of $150 annually, and initially, at least, pass an exam based on the Ohio Residential Code. The test is an open book, 2-hour exam.
Additionally, home improvement contractors must furnish the city with a $10,000 surety bond.
AmeriPro Surety Bonds offers this bond as a new and renewal bond.
The Massillon home improvement contractor bond is a financial guarantee, in favor of the city of Massillon and its residents, that a licensed contractor will comply with all statutes and regulations as it relates to home improvement.
This is particularly so with respect to Ordinance 1311.
The financial guarantee offered by the bond extends to work done by you as a home improvement contractor, and any employees or subcontractors whom you hire in the course of home improvement within the city.
The bond protects the city of Massillon – -and holds the city harmless --- from any failure on the part of a licensed contractor to comply with the provisions governing home contracting.
The Massillon home improvement contractor bond is an “instant issue” surety bond.
This benefits you in several ways.
An “instant issue” bond means:
By statute, the bond term is always March 1st through February 28th.
A bond purchased before February 28th of a given year will expire February 28th of that year; and a bond purchased after February 28th will expire February 28th of the following year.
AmeriPro Surety Bonds is a surety bonds-only agency.
We provide contractor licensing surety bonds throughout Ohio. This includes all municipalities, cities, and counties where an Ohio contractor surety bond is required.
Our agency also provides license and permit, court, and fiduciary bonds in Ohio and nationwide.
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