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How much does a Longview Texas contractor bond cost?

City of Longview Texas contractor bond costs start at $100 annually. Your personal premium will vary depending on the surety bond amount required for your contractor license classification.

  • The $10,000 bond for sign, driveway, sidewalk, curb, and gutter contractors costs $100.
  • The $15,000 bond for landscaping and irrigation contractors costs $100.
  • The $25,000 bond for residential general or swimming pool contractors costs $125.
  • The $50,000 bond for combination general contractors costs $250.

How do I get a contractor surety bond in Longview, Texas?

You can purchase your Longview Texas contractor license bond online 24/7. Simply select your contractor license bond amount and provide your contractor name and contractor license classification for Building Inspection Department filing approval. Once your payment has been processed, your official surety bond will be delivered to your email instantly.

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Bond Type
$10,000City of Longview Contractor BondSign Contractor or Driveway, Sidewalk, Curb, and Gutter Contractor
$15,000City of Longview Contractor BondLandscaping/Irrigation Contractor
$25,000City of Longview Contractor BondResidential General Contractor, Swimming Pool Contractor
$50,000City of Longview Contractor BondCombination General Contractor

What is a city of Longview contractor license surety bond? 

Longview Unified Development Code Section 4 requires contractors file a surety bond before being licensed as a contractor to work within the city. By filing this bond, contractors agree to comply with the rules and regulations enforced by the city of Longview. If they fail to do so, their issuing surety company will pay valid claims up to the full bond amount, which the bonded contractor must reimburse. 

Who regulates licensing for contractors in Longview, Texas? 

The Longview Building Inspection Department enforces license requirements for contractors who work in the city, including the surety bond requirement. You can contact the department by calling 1(903)237-1074 or by filling out an online contact form

The city of Longview, Texas, enforces this surety bond requirement for local contractor licensing compliance. You can learn about more Texas contractor license bond types required for contractor licensing in other Texas cities.

What bond amount do I need for my Longview contractor bond? 

Your Longview construction permit bond amount will be based on your contractor license classification. 

The following contractor license classifications require a $10,000 contractor bond. 

  • sign contractor
  • driveway sidewalk contractor
  • curb contractor
  • gutter contractor

A $15,000 contractor bond is required for landscaping/irrigation contractors. 

A $25,000 contractor license surety bond is required for residential general contractors (homebuilders) and swimming pool contractors. 

A $50,000 contractors bond is required for a combination general contractor. 

How do you update or change your bond form? 

If the Longview Building Inspection Department requires your surety bond documentation to be updated for any reason, contact your surety provider. If you purchased your bond from, email [email protected] to explain the needed change. The most common changes for these bonds include updating the contractor or construction company name and license classification.

How do I renew my contractor license bond in Longview?

You must renew your Longview Texas contractor surety bond before its current term expires. Once you pay your renewal invoice, renewal instructions will be emailed to you to keep your bond active for your next license term. The city also requires you re-register with the Building and Fire Code Official annually, which includes an annual registration fee as required by Longview City Council.

How do I get a contractor's license in Longview, Texas? 

You'll need to submit the following to apply for your Longview Texas contractor license. 

  • completed application
  • proof of valid Texas license (if applicable)
  • proof of identification (picture ID)
  • registration fee payment
  • state required insurance
  • city of Longview contractor license bond in the correct required bond amount

Additional Resources

Longview: Contractor Types

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