Illinois Calumet City Contractor Bond

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How much does the Illinois Calumet City contractor bond cost?

The Calumet City contractor bond costs $100 annually. Select the multi-year discount at checkout to extend your bond term and save money! 

How do I get a contractor bond in Calumet City, Illinois? 

You can purchase your Calumet City construction contractor bond online 24/7. Simply select your preferred term, and provide the following information for Calumet City filing approval.

  • name
  • address
  • license type

Once your payment is received, your official bond documents will be delivered to your email. 

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Bond Type
$10,000City of Calumet City Contractor Bond

What is a Calumet City, Illinois contractor license bond? 

Calumet City, IL Code of Ordinances Section 14-931 requires individuals file a surety bond before being issued a license to complete contracted work within city limits. By filing this bond, the contractor agrees to perform all duties and comply with all building codes and ordinances pertaining to their construction license. 

Who needs a contractor bond in Illinois? 

A building or general contractor - including any electrician, HVAC, or roofing contractor - working in Calumet City is required to file a surety bond before conducting construction work. 

The Calumet City construction bond is for city regulation compliance. If you need a separate contractor license bond type in the state, we offer other Illinois bonds for contractor licenses

What does a contractor license bond protect against? 

The Calumet City contractor license bond protects the city and clients against losses or damages they may suffer as a result of the bonded contractor's failure to perform work according to laws and regulations. The issuing surety company will pay valid claims up to the full bond amount, which the contractor is required to reimburse. 

Who regulates licensing for contractors?

The Calumet City Department of Inspectional Services enforces licensing requirements for contractors, including the surety bond requirement. You can contact the Department by calling 1(708)891-8120 or emailing [email protected]

Need a surety bond for a construction project in Illinois?

Calumet City requires contractor license bonds as part of the licensure process. If you need a surety bond before beginning an individual construction project, you might need a bid bond, payment bond, performance bond, or other type of contract bond. If you work in a state other than Illinois, we offer contractor license bonds across the United States.

How do you update or change your bond form?

If the Department of Inspectional Services requires your bond form to be updated for any reason, contact your surety company. If you purchased your bond from, email our customer service team at [email protected] to explain the needed change. The most common changes for this bond include updating the following personal information to match your contractor license. 

  • contractor or construction company name
  • address
  • license type 

How do I renew my contractor license bond? 

Your Calumet City contractor license bond should be renewed at the end of its current term. Once you pay your renewal invoice, renewal instructions will be sent to keep your bond active for your next license term. 

How do I get a contractor license in Calumet City, Illinois?

The following documents are required to be submitted as part of the Calumet City contractor license application process. 

  • completed contractor registration form
  • copy of current business license from another city/town (if applicable)
  • proof of liability insurance (plumbing contractors excluded)
  • $10,000 surety bond (plumbers excluded)
  • copy of current trade license (electricians, HVAC, and roofers only)
  • payment of building permit fee

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