Delaware outside utility contractors, in addition to whatever other training or licensing requirements you may have, are required to obtain a $50,000 surety bond specifically for contracting work in New Castle County. This is a requirement of the county’s Department of Land Use.
The full surety bond term is from January 1st to December 31st. The premium for this outside utility bond may be prorated depending on the time of year of its purchase.
Our agency issues this bond to you within minutes of calling.
You are automatically approved for the $50,000 New Castle County outside utility contractor bond. The premium is just $500 annually (assuming a full annual term).
The surety bond application is short and simple. When you call us, we’ll ask you the name, exactly as it should appear on your surety bond. We’ll also ask you for your contact information (email address, physical address, and phone number).
After payment of the $500 premium, your surety bond and a Power of Attorney (POA) form are issued to you and mailed by the following business day.
Upon receipt, you’ll sign your bond as Principal. The address to file it is:
New Castle County Dept. of Land Use
87 Reads Way
New Castle, DE 19720
The premium associated with this outside utility contractor bond renews annually. Our agency also offers you the option to prepay your premium up to 3 years.
Prepayment of the premium saves you over annual renewals. You also get the lengthen the time between renewals, which is good.
The premium prepayment options and savings are as follows:
This bond serves two main purposes, though not exclusively so. The first is that you will conduct your business operations in accord with the New Castle County Code (italicize as found on your surety bond).
The second is that you will pay any fees, fines, or charges assessed by New Castle County within 30 days of assessment.
AmeriPro Surety Bonds is a surety bonds-only agency. We provide contractor surety bonds throughout Delaware, across Classes A,B,C,U; and for plumbers, HVAC, and decorative appliance contractors.
Our agency is also an online aggregator of license and permit, probate, and other surety bonds nationwide.
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