City of Aurora - Contractor Bond (Definite)
Surety Bond Penalty $10,000.00

City of Aurora, Planning, Zoning & Building Division
License and Permit

City of Aurora - Contractor Bond (Term No Renewal)
Surety Bond Penalty $10,000.00

City of Aurora, Planning, Zoning & Building Division
License and Permit

City of Avon Lake - Contractor Bond (Definite)
Surety Bond Penalty $15,000.00

City of Avon Lake Building Department
License and Permit

City of Avon Lake - Contractor Bond (Term No Renewal)
Surety Bond Penalty $15,000.00

City of Avon Lake Building Department
License and Permit

City of Bedford - Contractor Bond (Definite)
Surety Bond Penalty $15,000.00

City of Bedford, Building Department
License and Permit

City of Bedford - Contractor Bond (Term No Renewal)
Surety Bond Penalty $15,000.00

City of Bedford, Building Department
License and Permit

City of Bedford Heights - Contractor Bond (Definite)
Surety Bond Penalty $10,000.00

City of Bedford Heights, Building Department
License and Permit

City of Bedford Heights - Contractor Bond (Term No Renewal)
Surety Bond Penalty $10,000.00

City of Bedford Heights, Building Department
License and Permit

City of Bexley - Contractor Bond (Definite)
Surety Bond Penalty $10,000.00

City of Bexley
License and Permit

City of Bexley - Contractor Bond (Term No Renewal)
Surety Bond Penalty $10,000.00

City of Bexley
License and Permit

City of Bowling Green - Excavation Bond (Other Contractors)
Surety Bond Penalty $5,000.00

City of Bowling Green, Public Works Division
License and Permit

City of Brecksville - Contractor Bond (Definite)
Surety Bond Penalty $25,000.00

City of Brecksville, Building Department
License and Permit

City of Brecksville - Contractor Bond (Term No Renewal)
Surety Bond Penalty $25,000.00

City of Brecksville, Building Department
License and Permit

City of Broadview Heights - Contractor Bond (Definite)
Surety Bond Penalty Varies

City of Broadview Heights, Building & Zoning Department
License and Permit

City of Broadview Heights - Contractor Bond(Term No Renewal)
Surety Bond Penalty Varies

City of Broadview Heights, Building & Zoning Department
License and Permit

City of Brook Park - Contractor Bond (Definite)
Surety Bond Penalty $25,000.00

City of Brook Park, Building Department
License and Permit

City of Brook Park - Contractor Bond (Term No Renewal)
Surety Bond Penalty $25,000.00

City of Brook Park, Building Department
License and Permit

City of Brunswick - Contractor Bond (Definite)
Surety Bond Penalty $25,000.00

City of Brunswick, Building Department
License and Permit

City of Brunswick - Contractor Bond (Term No Renewal)
Surety Bond Penalty $25,000.00

City of Brunswick, Building Department
License and Permit

City of Canton - Contractor Bond ($10,000)
Surety Bond Penalty $10,000.00

City of Canton, Building Department
License and Permit

City of Canton - General Trades Contractor Bond
Surety Bond Penalty $50,000.00

City of Canton, Building Department
License and Permit

City of Canton - Sewer Contractor Bond (Definite)
Surety Bond Penalty $10,000.00

City of Canton
License and Permit

City of Canton - Sewer Contractor Bond (Term No Renewal)
Surety Bond Penalty $10,000.00

City of Canton
License and Permit

City of Chillicothe - Contractor Bond
Surety Bond Penalty $15,000.00

City of Chillicothe, Building Department
License and Permit

City of Chillicothe - Contractor Bond (Term No Renewal)
Surety Bond Penalty $15,000.00

City of Chillicothe, Building Department
License and Permit

City of Cincinnati - Street Contractor Bond
Surety Bond Penalty $10,000.00

City of Cincinnati, Department of Transportation & Engineering
License and Permit

City of Cleveland - Contractor Bond (Definite)
Surety Bond Penalty $25,000.00

City of Cleveland, Department of Building and Housing
License and Permit

City of Cleveland - Contractor Bond (Term No Renewal)
Surety Bond Penalty $25,000.00

City of Cleveland, Department of Building and Housing
License and Permit

City of Cleveland - Demolition Contractor (Term No Renewal)
Surety Bond Penalty $25,000.00

City of Cleveland, Department of Building and Housing
License and Permit

City of Cleveland - Demolition Contractor Bond (Definite)
Surety Bond Penalty $25,000.00

City of Cleveland, Department of Building and Housing
License and Permit

City of Cleveland - Electrical Contractor (Term No Renewal)
Surety Bond Penalty $25,000.00

City of Cleveland, Department of Building and Housing
License and Permit

City of Cleveland - Electrical Contractor Bond (Definite)
Surety Bond Penalty $25,000.00

City of Cleveland, Department of Building and Housing
License and Permit

City of Cleveland - Sidewalk Contractor Bond
Surety Bond Penalty $500.00

City of Cleveland, Department of Public Service
License and Permit

City of Cleveland Heights - Contractor Bond (Definite)
Surety Bond Penalty $10,000.00

City of Cleveland Heights
License and Permit

City of Cleveland Heights - Contractor Bond(Term No Renewal)
Surety Bond Penalty $10,000.00

City of Cleveland Heights
License and Permit

City of Columbus - General Contractor Bond
Surety Bond Penalty $25,000.00

City of Columbus, c/o Department of Building and Zoning Services
License and Permit

City of Dayton - Electrical Contractor Bond
Surety Bond Penalty $10,000.00

City of Dayton, Division of Building Inspection
License and Permit

City of Dayton - Heating Contractor Bond (Definite)
Surety Bond Penalty $10,000.00

City of Dayton, Division of Building Inspection
License and Permit

City of Dayton - Heating Contractor Bond (Term No Renewal)
Surety Bond Penalty $10,000.00

City of Dayton, Division of Building Inspection
License and Permit

City of Dayton - Pipe-Laying Contractor (Term No Renewal)
Surety Bond Penalty $10,000.00

City of Dayton, Division of Building Inspection
License and Permit

City of Dayton - Pipe-Laying Contractor Bond (Definite)
Surety Bond Penalty $10,000.00

City of Dayton, Division of Building Inspection
License and Permit

City of Dayton - Plumbing Contractor Bond (Definite)
Surety Bond Penalty $10,000.00

City of Dayton, Division of Building Inspection
License and Permit

City of Dayton - Plumbing Contractor Bond (Term No Renewal)
Surety Bond Penalty $10,000.00

City of Dayton, Division of Building Inspection
License and Permit

City of East Cleveland - Contractor Bond (Definite)
Surety Bond Penalty $25,000.00

City of East Cleveland
License and Permit

City of East Cleveland - Contractor Bond (Term No Renewal)
Surety Bond Penalty $25,000.00

City of East Cleveland
License and Permit

City of Euclid - Contractor Bond (Definite)
Surety Bond Penalty $25,000.00

City of Euclid
License and Permit

City of Euclid - Contractor Bond (Term No Renewal)
Surety Bond Penalty $25,000.00

City of Euclid
License and Permit

City of Garfield Heights - Contractor Bond (Definite)
Surety Bond Penalty $20,000.00

City of Garfield Heights
License and Permit

City of Garfield Heights - Contractor Bond (Term No Renewal)
Surety Bond Penalty $20,000.00

City of Garfield Heights
License and Permit

City of Grandview Heights - Contractor (Definite)
Surety Bond Penalty $5,000.00

City of Grandview Heights
License and Permit

City of Grandview Heights - Contractor (Term No Renewal)
Surety Bond Penalty $5,000.00

City of Grandview Heights
License and Permit

City of Grove - Contractor Registration Bond
Surety Bond Penalty $15,000.00

City of Grove City
License and Permit

City of Independence - Contractor Bond
Surety Bond Penalty $25,000.00

City of Independence
License and Permit

City of Lancaster - Contractor Bond (Definite)
Surety Bond Penalty $15,000.00

City of Lancaster Building Department
License and Permit

City of Lancaster - Contractor Bond (Term No Renewal)
Surety Bond Penalty $15,000.00

City of Lancaster Building Department
License and Permit

City of Lorain - General Contractor Bond (Definite)
Surety Bond Penalty $25,000.00

City of Lorain
License and Permit

City of Lorain - General Contractor Bond (Term No Renewal)
Surety Bond Penalty $25,000.00

City of Lorain
License and Permit

City of Lyndhurst - Contractor Bond (Definite)
Surety Bond Penalty $20,000.00

City of Lyndhurst, Building Department
License and Permit

City of Lyndhurst - Contractor Bond (Term No Renewal)
Surety Bond Penalty $20,000.00

City of Lyndhurst, Building Department
License and Permit

City of Macedonia - Contractor Bond (Definite)
Surety Bond Penalty Varies

City of Macedonia
License and Permit

City of Macedonia - Contractor Bond (Term No Renewal)
Surety Bond Penalty Varies

City of Macedonia
License and Permit

City of Maple Heights - Contractor Bond
Surety Bond Penalty Varies

City of Maple Heights
License and Permit

City of Marysville - Contractor Bond
Surety Bond Penalty $5,000.00

City of Marysville
License and Permit

City of Massillon - Demolition Contractor (Definite)
Surety Bond Penalty $10,000.00

City of Massillon, Building Department
License and Permit

City of Massillon - Demolition Contractor (Term No Renewal)
Surety Bond Penalty $10,000.00

City of Massillon, Building Department
License and Permit

City of Massillon - Electrical Contractor (Definite)
Surety Bond Penalty $10,000.00

City of Massillon, Building Department
License and Permit

City of Massillon - Electrical Contractor (Term No Renewal)
Surety Bond Penalty $10,000.00

City of Massillon, Building Department
License and Permit

City of Massillon - Heating Contractor (Definite)
Surety Bond Penalty $10,000.00

City of Massillon, Building Department
License and Permit

City of Massillon - Heating Contractor (Term No Renewal)
Surety Bond Penalty $10,000.00

City of Massillon, Building Department
License and Permit

City of Massillon - Home Improvement Contractor's Bond
Surety Bond Penalty $10,000.00

City of Massillon, Building Department
License and Permit

City of Massillon - Plumbing Contractor (Definite)
Surety Bond Penalty $5,000.00

City of Massillon, Building Department
License and Permit

City of Massillon - Plumbing Contractor (Term No Renewal)
Surety Bond Penalty $5,000.00

City of Massillon, Building Department
License and Permit

City of Mentor - Contractor Bond
Surety Bond Penalty Varies

City of Mentor
License and Permit

City of Middleburg Heights - Contractor (Definite)
Surety Bond Penalty $25,000.00

City of Middleburg Heights
License and Permit

City of Middleburg Heights - Contractor (Term No Renewal)
Surety Bond Penalty $25,000.00

City of Middleburg Heights
License and Permit

City of Niles - Contractor Bond
Surety Bond Penalty $10,000.00

City of Niles
License and Permit

City of Niles - Sewer Contractor Bond
Surety Bond Penalty $5,000.00

City of Niles
License and Permit

City of North Canton - Contractor Bond (Definite)
Surety Bond Penalty $10,000.00

City of North Canton
License and Permit

City of North Canton - Contractor Bond (Term No Renewal)
Surety Bond Penalty $10,000.00

City of North Canton
License and Permit

City of North Ridgeville - Contractor Bond (Definite)
Surety Bond Penalty $25,000.00

City of North Ridgeville
License and Permit

City of North Ridgeville - Contractor Bond (Term No Renewal)
Surety Bond Penalty $25,000.00

City of North Ridgeville
License and Permit

City of North Royalton - Contractor Bond
Surety Bond Penalty $25,000.00

City of North Royalton
License and Permit

City of Olmsted Township - Contractor Bond
Surety Bond Penalty $10,000.00

City of Olmsted Township
License and Permit

City of Oregon - Sidewalk/Driveway Contractor Bond
Surety Bond Penalty $2,000.00

City of Oregon
License and Permit

City of Painesville - Contractor Bond (Definite)
Surety Bond Penalty $25,000.00

City of Painesville, Community Development Department
License and Permit

City of Painesville - Contractor Bond (Term No Renewal)
Surety Bond Penalty $25,000.00

City of Painesville, Community Development Department
License and Permit

City of Parma - Contractor Bond (Definite)
Surety Bond Penalty Varies

City of Parma
License and Permit

City of Parma - Contractor Bond (Term No Renewal)
Surety Bond Penalty Varies

City of Parma
License and Permit

City of Perrysburg - Sidewalk Contractor (Term No Renewal)
Surety Bond Penalty $3,000.00

City of Perrysburg, Department of Planning and Zoning
License and Permit

City of Perrysburg - Sidewalk Contractor Bond (Definite)
Surety Bond Penalty $3,000.00

City of Perrysburg, Department of Planning and Zoning
License

City of Piqua - Contractor Bond (Definite)
Surety Bond Penalty $3,000.00

City of Piqua
License and Permit

City of Piqua - Contractor Bond (Term No Renewal)
Surety Bond Penalty $3,000.00

City of Piqua
License and Permit

City of Reynoldsburg - Contractor Bond (Definite)
Surety Bond Penalty $10,000.00

City of Reynoldsburg
License and Permit

City of Reynoldsburg - Contractor Bond (Term No Renewal)
Surety Bond Penalty $10,000.00

City of Reynoldsburg
License and Permit

City of Rossford - Contractor Bond
Surety Bond Penalty Varies

City of Rossford
License and Permit

City of Sandusky - Contractor Bond (Definite)
Surety Bond Penalty $6,000.00

City of Sandusky
License and Permit

City of Sandusky - Contractor Bond (Term No Renewal)
Surety Bond Penalty $6,000.00

City of Sandusky
License and Permit

City of Seven Hills - Contractor Bond
Surety Bond Penalty $10,000.00

City of Seven Hills
License and Permit

City of Solon - Contractor Bond
Surety Bond Penalty $25,000.00

City of Solon
License and Permit

City of South Euclid - Contractor Bond
Surety Bond Penalty $20,000.00

City of South Euclid
License and Permit

City of Springfield - Contractor Bond (Definite)
Surety Bond Penalty $10,000.00

City of Springfield
License and Permit

City of Springfield - Contractor Bond (Term No Renewal)
Surety Bond Penalty $10,000.00

City of Springfield
License and Permit

City of Streetsboro - Contractor Bond (Definite)
Surety Bond Penalty $10,000.00

City of Streetsboro
License and Permit

City of Streetsboro - Contractor Bond (Term No Renewal)
Surety Bond Penalty $10,000.00

City of Streetsboro
License and Permit

City of Strongsville - Electrical Contractor Bond (Definite)
Surety Bond Penalty $10,000.00

City of Strongsville
License and Permit

City of Strongsville - Electrical Contractor Bond (Term)
Surety Bond Penalty $10,000.00

City of Strongsville
License and Permit

City of Strongsville - General Trades Contractor Bond (Def)
Surety Bond Penalty $10,000.00

City of Strongsville
License and Permit

City of Strongsville - General Trades Contractor Bond (Term)
Surety Bond Penalty $10,000.00

City of Strongsville
License and Permit

City of Strongsville - Heating/AC Contractor Bond (Definite)
Surety Bond Penalty $10,000.00

City of Strongsville
License and Permit

City of Strongsville - Heating/AC Contractor Bond (Term)
Surety Bond Penalty $10,000.00

City of Strongsville
License and Permit

City of Strongsville - Plumbing Contractor Bond (Definite)
Surety Bond Penalty $10,000.00

City of Strongsville
License and Permit

City of Strongsville - Plumbing Contractor Bond (Term)
Surety Bond Penalty $10,000.00

City of Strongsville
License and Permit

City of Toledo - Sidewalk Contractor Bond (Definite)
Surety Bond Penalty $3,000.00

City of Toledo
License and Permit

City of Toledo - Sidewalk Contractor Bond (Term No Renewal)
Surety Bond Penalty $3,000.00

City of Toledo
License and Permit

City of Twinsburg - Contractor Bond
Surety Bond Penalty $10,000.00

City of Twinsburg
License and Permit

City of University Heights - Contractor Bond
Surety Bond Penalty $10,000.00

City of University Heights
License and Permit

City of Upper Arlington - Contractor Bond
Surety Bond Penalty Varies

City of Upper Arlington
License and Permit

City of Vermilion - Contractor Bond
Surety Bond Penalty $25,000.00

City of Vermilion
License and Permit

City of Warren - Contractor Bond (Definite)
Surety Bond Penalty $10,000.00

City of Warren
License and Permit

City of Warren - Contractor Bond (Term No Renewal)
Surety Bond Penalty $10,000.00

City of Warren
License and Permit

City of Westlake - Contractor Bond (Definite)
Surety Bond Penalty Varies

City of Westlake Building Department
License and Permit

City of Westlake - Contractor Bond (Term No Renewal)
Surety Bond Penalty Varies

City of Westlake Building Department
License and Permit

City of Whitehall - Contractor Bond
Surety Bond Penalty $25,000.00

City of Whitehall
License and Permit

City of Wickliffe - Contractor Bond (Definite)
Surety Bond Penalty $10,000.00

City of Wickliffe
License and Permit

City of Wickliffe - Contractor Bond (Term No Renewal)
Surety Bond Penalty $10,000.00

City of Wickliffe
License and Permit

City of Wickliffe - Plumbing Contractor (Definite)
Surety Bond Penalty $10,000.00

City of Wickliffe
License and Permit

City of Wickliffe - Plumbing Contractor (Term No Renewal)
Surety Bond Penalty $10,000.00

City of Wickliffe
License and Permit

City of Willoughby - Contractor Bond (Definite)
Surety Bond Penalty $25,000.00

City of Willoughby
License and Permit

City of Willoughby - Contractor Bond (Term No Renewal)
Surety Bond Penalty $25,000.00

City of Willoughby
License and Permit

City of Willowick - Contractor Bond (Definite)
Surety Bond Penalty $15,000.00

City of Willowick
License and Permit

City of Willowick - Contractor Bond (Term No Renewal)
Surety Bond Penalty $15,000.00

City of Willowick
License and Permit

City of Youngstown - Specialty Contractor Bond
Surety Bond Penalty $10,000.00

City of Youngstown
License and Permit

County of Clermont - Plumbing Contractor Bond
Surety Bond Penalty $10,000.00

Clermont County General Health District
License and Permit

County of Cuyahoga - Plumbing Contractor (Definite)
Surety Bond Penalty $25,000.00

Cuyahoga County Board of Health
License and Permit

County of Cuyahoga - Plumbing Contractor (Term No Renewal)
Surety Bond Penalty $25,000.00

Cuyahoga County Board of Health
License and Permit

County of Cuyahoga - Sewer Contractor Bond (Definite)
Surety Bond Penalty $25,000.00

County of Cuyahoga
License and Permit

County of Cuyahoga - Sewer Contractor Bond (Term No Renewal)
Surety Bond Penalty $25,000.00

County of Cuyahoga
License and Permit

County of Erie - Plumbing Contractor Bond (Term No Renewal)
Surety Bond Penalty $20,000.00

Erie County Combined General Health District
License and Permit

County of Erie - Plumbing Contractor Bond (Definite)
Surety Bond Penalty $20,000.00

Erie County Combined General Health District
License and Permit

County of Fairfield - Contractor Bond (Definite)
Surety Bond Penalty $10,000.00

Fairfield County Building Department
License and Permit

County of Fairfield - Contractor Bond (Term No Renewal)
Surety Bond Penalty $10,000.00

Fairfield County Building Department
License and Permit

County of Fayette - Contractor Bond (Term No Renewal)
Surety Bond Penalty $10,000.00

Fayette County Building Department
License and Permit

County of Fayette - Contractor Bond (Definite)
Surety Bond Penalty $10,000.00

Fayette County Building Department
License and Permit

County of Hamilton - Sidewalk Contractor Bond
Surety Bond Penalty $10,000.00

Hamilton County
License and Permit

County of Medina - Sanitary Engineering Contractor Bond
Surety Bond Penalty $25,000.00

Medina County Sanitary Engineering Department
License and Permit

County of Morrow - Plumbing Contractor Bond
Surety Bond Penalty $10,000.00

Morrow County Health District
License and Permit

County of Pickaway - Contractor/Sub-Contractor Bond
Surety Bond Penalty $10,000.00

Pickaway County Building Department
License and Permit

County of Portage - Contractor Bond
Surety Bond Penalty $10,000.00

County of Portage
License and Permit

County of Summit - Contractor Bond
Surety Bond Penalty $10,000.00

County of Summit
License and Permit

County of Trumbull - Mechanical Contractor (Definite)
Surety Bond Penalty $10,000.00

County of Trumbull
License and Permit

County of Trumbull - Mechanical Contractor (Term No Renewal)
Surety Bond Penalty $10,000.00

County of Trumbull
License and Permit

County of Union - Plumbing Contractor Bond
Surety Bond Penalty $10,000.00

Union County Board of Health
License and Permit

Greater Cincinnati Water Works - Contractor Bond
Surety Bond Penalty $10,000.00

Greater Cincinnati Water Works
License and Permit

Private Water Systems Contractor Bond ($10,000)
Surety Bond Penalty $10,000.00

Ohio Department of Health
License and Permit

Private Water Systems Contractor Bond ($20,000)
Surety Bond Penalty $20,000.00

Ohio Department of Health
License and Permit

Unclaimed Funds Contractor
Surety Bond Penalty $100,000.00

Ohio Department of Commerce, Division of Unclaimed Funds
License and Permit

Village of Chagrin Falls - Contractor Bond
Surety Bond Penalty $30,000.00

Village of Chagrin Falls, Building & Zoning Department
License and Permit

Village of Hartville - Contractor Registration Bond
Surety Bond Penalty $10,000.00

The Village of Hartville
License and Permit

Village of Highland Hills - Contractor Bond
Surety Bond Penalty $25,000.00

Village of Highland Hills, Building Department
License and Permit

Village of Newburgh Heights - Contractor Bond
Surety Bond Penalty Varies

Village of Newburgh Heights
License and Permit

Village of Northfield - Contractor Bond
Surety Bond Penalty Varies

Northfield Village Dept of Public Service
License and Permit

Village of Oakwood - Contractor Bond
Surety Bond Penalty $10,000.00

Village of Oakwood
License and Permit

Village of Reminderville - Contractor Bond
Surety Bond Penalty $5,000.00

Village of Reminderville
License and Permit

Village of South Russell - Contractor Bond
Surety Bond Penalty $10,000.00

Village of South Russell
License and Permit

Village of Walton Hills - Contractor Bond
Surety Bond Penalty $10,000.00

Village of Walton Hills
License and Permit

WHEN A "CONTRACTOR'S BOND" IS NOT A LICENSE OR PERMIT BOND, WHAT IS IT?

A “contractor’s bond” is one of the most common surety bond needs in the North American market but what does that term mean? MANY different parties may require a contractor to provide a "bond". Private and public project owners, state licensing boards and local municipalities all routinely require contractors to file a bond of one type or another to guarantee very specific things. Generally the need will fall in to one of these categories:

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