Ohio Summit County Contractor Registration Bond

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How much does a Summit County Ohio contractor bond cost?

The Summit County Ohio contractor bond costs $100 annually for all contractors registered to work in the county. You can save money by choosing our multi-year discount to extend your Summit County Ohio surety bond term during checkout!

How do I get a contractor bond in Summit County Ohio?

You can purchase your Summit County Ohio contractor license bond online 24/7. You'll need to provide your licensed contractor name and business address for the county's Department of Development filing approval. Once your payment has been processed, your official bond will be delivered to your email instantly.

How fast can I get a contractor registration bond?

SuretyBonds.com offers instant Summit County contractor registration surety bond delivery 24/7. Purchase now and receive your official bond delivered in minutes by email.

Bond Type
$10,000Summit County Contractor Registration Bond

What is a Summit County contractor bond? 

Summit County requires individuals file a $10,000 surety bond before being registered to perform construction work or offer construction services in the county. The county's bond form specifically requires registered contractors comply with county laws pertaining to their contractor license or permit. If they fail to do so, the bond allows the city and its residents to file claims against noncompliant contractors to protect themselves from financial loss up to the full $10,000 bond amount. 

Who requires a Summit County contractor bond?

The Summit County Ohio Department of Building Standards enforces contractor registration for the county. If you have questions about your existing contractor license, a new contractor registration application, a zoning permit, or a building code, you can contact the Department by calling 1(330)630-7280.

The Summit County Ohio Department of Development requires this bond for county contractor licensing. If you work as a contractor in surrounding areas, we also offer other Ohio contractor license bond types. 

How do I update my contractor registration bond form?

If the Summit County Ohio Department of Building Standards requires your contractor license bond form be updated, contact your surety company. If you purchased your Summit County contractor license bond from SuretyBonds.com, email [email protected] to explain the needed change. The most common change requested is updating your name or business address to match your existing contractor license.

How do I renew my contractor registration bond?

You must renew your Summit County Ohio contractor bond before its current term expires. Once you pay your SuretyBonds.com renewal invoice, instructions will be provided to keep your surety bond active for your next contractor license term.

How can you become a registered contractor in Summit County?

Complete the following steps to receive your Summit County Ohio contractor license. 

  1. Fill out your Summit County Contractor Registration Application
  2. Purchase and file your $10,000 Ohio surety bond.
  3. Provide your certificate of liability insurance. 
  4. Provide a copy of your CILB or State Fire Marshal's license, if applicable.
  5. Pay the $145 fee.

Who needs to register as a contractor in Summit County Ohio?

Summit County Ohio offers the following contractor registration types. 

  • Communication wiring
  • Demolition
  • Electrical
  • Fire Alarm
  • Fire suppression
  • General contractor
  • HVAC
  • Hydronic
  • Kitchen hood suppression
  • Medical gas
  • Plumbing
  • Refrigeration
  • Underground fire main
  • Other (as required by Chief Building Official)

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