Illinois Granite City Contractor Bond

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What is the cost of a contractor bond in Granite City, Illinois? 

The Granite 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 Granite City, Illinois contractor surety bond?

You can purchase your Granite City contractor bond online 24/7. Simply select your preferred term, and provide the following information for Granite 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
$20,000Granite City Contractor Bond

What is the purpose of a contractor bond in Granite City, Illinois?

Granite City Municipal Code Sections 5.150.100 and 5.110.300 require building contractors, mechanical and stationary engineers desiring to conduct construction work in the city to file a $20,000 surety bond. The bond ensures the contractor follows local laws and regulations when working in the construction industry. If the contractor fails to do so, their issuing surety company will pay valid claims up to the full bond amount, which the bonded contractor is required to reimburse. 

Who regulates licensing for contractors in Granite City?

The Granite City Building and Zoning Department enforces licensing requirements for contractors working in the city, including the surety bond requirement. You can contact the Department by phone at 1(618)452-6218

If you work as a contractor in the state and need a separate contractor bond, we offer other Illinois contractor license bonds. If you work in a state other than Illinois, we offer other contractor license bonds across the United States. 

Need a surety bond for a construction project in Illinois?

Granite City, Illinois contractor bonds are a local licensing requirement. If you need surety bond coverage for a separate contracted project, you might need a bid bond, payment bond, performance bond, or other type of contract bond

How does a contractor bond protect consumers in Granite City, Illinois? 

A construction contractor surety bond protects consumers who suffer loss or damage as a result of a bonded contractor's failure to comply with construction laws, rules, and regulations. The harmed customers can file a claim against the surety bond and receive compensation for valid claims up to the full $20,000 bond amount. The contractor must reimburse the surety company for all fees paid out. 

Is a contractor bond required for all types of construction work in Granite City, Illinois? 

The Granite City contractor bond is required for building, mechanical, and electrical contractors wishing to do business in the city. Homeowners completing work on a home they have owned for at least 6 months are not required to be licensed and bonded.  

How do I update or change my bond form?

If the Building and Zoning Department 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 these bonds include updating the following personal information.

  • name
  • address
  • license type

What is the process for renewing a contractor bond in Granite City, Illinois?

Your contractor bond in Granite City, Illinois 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 my contractor license in Granite City?

The following documentation must be submitted when applying for a contractor license in Granite City. 

  • completed contractor application
  • copy of driver's license
  • liability insurance
  • surety bond 
  • fingerprinting
  • list of references
  • payment of $35 application fee
  • completed interview (mechanical and electrical contractors only) 

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