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How much do Amarillo Texas contractor bonds cost?
The Amarillo Texas contractor bond costs $100 annually for all contractors licensed to work in the city. You can save money by choosing our multi-year discount to extend your Texas surety bond term during checkout!
How do I get a contractor bond in Amarillo Texas?
You can purchase your Amarillo Texas contractor license bond online 24/7. You'll need to provide your licensed contractor name and license type for Department of Building Safety filing approval. Once your payment has been processed, your official Texas surety bond will be emailed to you instantly.
How fast can you get a contractor license surety bond?
SuretyBonds.com offers instant emailed Amarillo Texas contractor bond delivery 24/7. Purchase your contractor license bond online now to receive your official bond delivered in minutes by email.
What is an Amarillo Texas contractor bond?
Amarillo Code of Ordinances Section 4-1-110 requires individuals file a surety bond before they can receive a city license to perform construction work or offer construction services. The city's form references the “counties of Potter and Randall" and specifically requires bonded contractors comply with the Amarillo Texas Code of Ordinances. This bond allows the city and its residents to file claims against noncompliant contractors to protect themselves from losses. If your surety company pays claims out on your bond, you must reimburse them in full.
Who needs an Amarillo Texas contractor bond?
Contractors performing construction services in Amarillo Texas are required to obtain a surety bond. The specific bond amount required is based on the services you provide.
- The $10,000 bond amount is required for contractors who work with landscape or irrigation, house moving, non-electrical signs, swimming pools and spas, or water treatment equipment installation.
- The $20,000 bond amount is required for contractors who work with residential remodeling, insulation, commercial roofing, or residential roofing.
Who regulates licensing for contractors in Amarillo Texas?
The Amarillo Texas Department of Building Safety enforces the city's licensing requirements for contractors. If you have questions about the city's building codes or licensing requirements for construction work, you can contact the Department by calling 1(806)378-3041 or emailing [email protected].
The Amarillo Texas Department of Building Safety requires this bond for the city's contractor licensing. If you work as a licensed contractor in surrounding areas, we also offer other Texas contractor license bond types.
How do I change my contractor license bond form?
If the Amarillo Texas Department of Building Safety requires your contractor license bond form be updated, contact your surety company. If you purchased your Amarillo Texas contractor bond from SuretyBonds.com, email [email protected] to explain the needed change. The most common change requested is updating your licensed contractor name to match your existing contractor license.
How do I renew my Amarillo Texas contractor surety bond?
You'll need to renew your Amarillo Texas contractor bond before its current term expires as required by city law. 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 do you become a licensed and bonded contractor in Amarillo Texas?
To apply as a licensed contractor in Amarillo Texas, you must complete the Amarillo Contractor Registration Application and pay the $51 fee. You'll also need to purchase your construction bond in the correct required bond amount and provide proof of liability insurance.
Amarillo offers the the following contractor registration classifications.
- Electrical Sign
- General Contractor (commercial construction work only)
- House Moving
- Non-Electrical Sign
- Residential Additional/RemodelingResidential New
- Roofing - Commercial
- Roofing - Residential
- Swimming Pool
- Water Treatment Equipment Installer