City of Reno Excavation Bond
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City of Reno, Nevada
Nevada contractors who wish to do business by and for the city of Reno, Nevada, are required to post a $5,000 surety bond.
This surety bond, which lists the city of Reno, Nevada as the obligee, guarantees that any work contracted for the city will be completed as required.
Qualifying and the Premium
You are automatically approved for the $5,000 City of Reno excavation bond. When you call us, we’ll just take some basic information from you: The name that should appear on your surety bond, along with your contact information, including your address.
Once the premium of $100 is paid, our agency issues this bond to you immediately. Thereafter, we mail the bond to you, having signed as Surety. Upon receipt, you’ll sign your bond as Principal before filing the bond and Power of Attorney (also provided by our agency) to the city.
Premium Prepayment Options
At $100 premium, the excavation surety bond is active for one year. Thereafter, the bond along with the premium will renew on the anniversary of its issuance. Our agency also offers you the option to prepay your surety bond up to 3 years, thereby saving you vis-a-vis annual renewals.
The premium prepayment options and savings are as follows:
- If prepaid for 2 years, the premium is $180, a $20 savings;
- If prepaid for 3 years, the premium is $265, a $40 savings.
Obtaining a License to Do Work for the City of Reno:
Licensed contractors who wish to do work for the City of Reno must first apply.
The application is known as Encroachment/Excavation Application.
Doing Business onsite in the City of Reno
Contractors who have had their application approved must, among other rules, not listed here, abide by the following:
- At least 2 working days (business days) must be provided to nearby residents, businesses, police, and fire departments when parking restrictions will apply;
- Any work which affects access to a hospital must be given, in person, by both the Contractor performing the work and the City engineer;
- If work required involves cutting the roots of any tree, a city permit to do must first be obtained;
- Work which requires sidewalk closures in a high traffic area will require a protective scaffold or detour route, both of which must first be approved by the city of Reno.
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