How much does a $10,000 vegetation management control bond cost in Kansas?
The Kansas Department of Transportation’s Bureau of the Right of Way and Outdoor Advertising requires vegetation management control professionals to post $10,000 surety bonds. These bonds are issued instantly and cost just $100.
|Bond Type||Bond Amount||Cost|
|$10,000 Vegetation Management Control Bond||$10,000||$100|
Why do I need this bond?
By purchasing a vegetation management control bond in Kansas, principals (vegetation management professionals) pledge to perform all job responsibilities according to the law. Specifically, the bond protects the state from financial loss that occurs as a result of the principal’s unethical or unlawful business practices.
What’s the fine print?
There is no specific bond form designated for vegetation management control surety bonds in Kansas. Instead, our experts have been instructed by the state to use the Kansas generic license and permit bond form.
How to become a vegetation management control professional
No person is legally allowed to trim, prune, cut or remove trees, shrubs or any other plants on state highways or right-of-way road features or make off-premise outdoor advertising signs visible in Kansas without obtaining a permit to do so. Applications must be submitted by the outdoor advertising sign license holder/sign owner. The following materials must be submitted with the application:
- the Cut Zone Inventory Sheet
- color photographs of the entire Sign Cut Zone and sign showing advertising message taken within 4 weeks of application submission
- name and copy of certification number of person responsible for chemical use, if applicable
- $10,000 performance surety bond
- proof of required insurance
- $250 application fee
For more information regarding permits, visit the Additional Resources section of this page.
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