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How much does a Nashville/Davidson County contractor permit bond cost?
Nashville/Davidson County Tennessee contractor permit bond costs start at $100 annually. Your individual contractor bond cost will be determined based on the bond amount required for the work you do.
- The $10,000 contractor permit bond costs $100 annually and covers contracts or bids under $25,000 and blasting contractors.
- The $40,000 contractor permit bond costs $200 annually and covers contracts or bids $25,000 and more and house moving contractors.
Save money by choosing our multi-year discount to extend your Tennessee contractor license bond term during checkout!
How do I get a Nashville/Davidson County contractor permit bond?
You can purchase your Nashville/Davidson County contractor permit bond online 24/7. You'll need to provide your licensed contractor name and address for Department of Codes and Building Safety filing approval. Once your order has been processed, your official contractor license bond will be emailed to you.
How fast can I get a contractor permit bond in Tennessee?
SuretyBonds.com offers instant emailed $10,000 Nashville/Davidson County Tennessee contractor permit bond delivery 24/7. Purchase now to receive your official $10,000 building permit bond delivered in minutes by email. Orders for the $40,000 bond amount placed by 4 PM CST Monday-Friday are typically processed with same-day emailed bond delivery.
What is a Nashville/Davidson County Tennessee contractor bond?
Individuals must file Nashville and Davidson County Metro Surety Bond Form DCAB7 in the correct bond amount before receiving their contractor license or approved building permit to work in the area. This surety bond form is also known as the “contractor license bond,” “contractor permit bond," or just “contractor bond.” Surety bond form DCAB7 specifically benefits Nashville and Davidson County Metropolitan Government as well as property owners who pay contractors for their construction services.
Why do I need this Nashville and Davidson County Tennessee surety bond?
You need to purchase and file this Tennessee surety bond to receive contractor license or building permit approval in Nashville or Davidson County. If you file this bond and fail to comply with building codes or Tennessee contractors licensing laws, your issuing surety company will pay valid claims to harmed parties up to your full $10,000 or $40,000 bond amount, which you must reimburse. For example, a claim could be filed against your bond if you damage the following structures when performing construction work.
- storm drainage lines
- traffic signs
- water lines
Who regulates contractor permits in Nashville/Davidson County?
The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County Department of Codes and Building Safety enforces business license and building permit requirements for the area's contractors. If you have questions about local building codes or different types of contractor licenses, you can contact the Department by calling 1(615)862-6517 or emailing [email protected].
Nashville/Davidson County requires this bond for contractor licensing and building permit compliance. If you work as a contractor in other cities, we also offer Tennessee contractor license bond types across the state.
Do I need a surety bond for a Nashville or Davidson County construction project?
If you're a contractor who performs construction that requires a specific permit, you'll need to file for a Nashville/Davidson County Tennessee contractor permit surety bond. This surety bond specifically covers contractors who perform the following construction work.
- public right-of-way
How do I update my contractor permit bond form?
If the Nashville and Davidson County Department of Codes and Building Safety requires your contractor license bond form be updated, contact your surety company. If you purchased your contractor permit bond from SuretyBonds.com, email [email protected] to explain the needed change. The most common changes requested are updating your name or address to match your Nashville/Davidson County Tennessee contractor license or building permit.
How do I renew my Nashville/Davidson County contractor permit bond?
You'll need to renew your contractor license bond before its current term expires as required by city and county law. Once you pay your SuretyBonds.com renewal invoice, instructions will be provided to keep your Nashville/Davidson County contractor permit surety bond active for your next contractor license or building permit term.
How do I get a building permit in Nashville/Davidson County?
To apply for your Nashville/Davidson County building permit, you must register a username and password with the Department of Codes and Building Safety by emailing [email protected]. Once registered, you can apply for your new plumbing, electrical, gas/mechanical, or residential building permit through the ePermits system. If your desired permit is not available as an ePermit, you can apply for it by emailing your permit application and required documents to [email protected].