Until mid-2012, El Paso had been requiring a $50,000 surety bond for all contractors to guarantee code compliance.  You can now post an El Paso contractor bond in the amount of $25,000.  The El Paso City Development Department refers to this surety bond as a Blanket Building & Construction Bond.  The bond obligation guarantees that the contractor and his agents, employees, and subcontractors shall comply with all provisions, rulesand regulations of the El Paso City Code which have been made of may be hereafter established by the city of El Paso, and shall pay any damages which are sustained by the City or by the person for whom the work is done which are caused by failure of the contractor, his agents, employees, or subcontractors to comply with Titles 9, 12, 13, or 18 of the El Paso City Code, and will indemnify the City against all claims arising out of such failure to comply.  Texas surety leaderSurety One, Inc., IS your market for them. Visit us at SuretyOne.com, call (787) 333-0222 or (800) 373-2804, or email Underwriting@SuretyOne.com for an El Paso contractor bond or El Paso blanket building and construction bond application or further information on surety bonding.