Contractors who perform excavation work in Billings, Montana, are required to obtain a $10,000 surety bond, in addition to meeting other requirements.
Meeting the surety bond requirement will perhaps be the quickest part of your licensing process. We estimate that from the time you call us to issuance of your bond, to typically be no longer than 10 minutes.
There is no formal application process for obtaining the $10,000 Billings excavation bond. When you call us, we’ll just ask you the basics --- the name, exactly as it should appear on your surety bond, along with your contact information (including an email address).
After payment of the $100 annual premium, our agency issues your bond to you immediately. The bond, along with a Power of Attorney form, are sent to you for filing. Overnight delivery is available for an additional fee.
Upon receipt, you’ll sign your bond as Principal, filing it along with the POA form to:
City of Billings Montana
P.O. Box 1178
Billings, MT 59103
At $100 annual premium, your excavation surety bond will expire and need to be renewed one year from the date of issuance.
You also have the option to prepay your surety bond up to 3 years, thereby offering you a savings over annual renewals.
The premium prepayment option and savings are as follows:
This excavation surety bond is required in compliance with Billings Ordinance NO. 03-5250, and is a financial guarantee of your compliance with all rules regarding digging, excavation, or tunneling in Billings.
Installing water and sewer pipes are explicitly excluded by city ordinance. These require a utility surety bond, which is also available from our agency.
AmeriPro Surety Bonds is a surety bonds-only agency. We provide license and permit surety bonds in all 50 states.
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