Middleburg Heights Contractor License Bond

Who Requires a Middleburg Heights Contractor Bond?

Contractors who operate in Middleburg Heights, Ohio are required to obtain a contractor license bond as part of the licensing process. This requirement applies to the following classes of contractors: 

  • Electrical
  • HVAC
  • Plumbing
  • Hydronic
  • Fire Protection
  • Refrigeration

All contractor license/registration bond amounts are set at $25,000.

What is a Middleburg Heights Contractor Bond?

A Middleburg Heights contractor bond provides a guarantee to the Middleburg Heights general public that the contractor will fulfill their obligations and will comply with applicable laws and regulations. If a contractor fails to complete a project or violates any laws stipulated in the Middleburg Code of Ordinances, a customer can file a claim against the bond to seek compensation for any financial losses. To put it simply, the bond acts as a financial protection for customers and the public in the city of Middleburg Heights.

Additionally, the Ohio Revised Code mandates that contractors obtain a contractor license bond as a condition for obtaining and maintaining a contractor’s license.

To learn more about contract bonds, you can refer to our “What is a bonded contractor” article for more information.

How is a Contractor Bond priced?

A bond is priced based on the volume of claims for that bond each year by insurance companies. We work with various insurance companies, so we can get the best price.

How To Get a Middleburg Heights Contractor Bond

SuretyNow offers the Middleburg Heights contractor license bond for $120 for a 1 year term. Discounts are available if you are looking to purchase for a longer term. See our pricing table below for multi-year pricing. 

The Middleburg Heights contractor license bond can be issued instantly without credit/background checks. After purchase, we will mail a copy of the bond to you and you will need to submit the copy of the bond along with your license application to the city of Middleburg Heights.

Bond Term Bond Cost
1 Year $95
2 Years $160
3 Years $200


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How To Get a Contractor License in Middleburg Heights, Ohio

To become a licensed contractor in Middleburg Heights, the following must be presented in order to secure a contractor registration:

  1. A completed Middleburg Heights Contractor Application
  1. A surety bond in the amount of $25,000
  1. Certificate of Insurance (Listing Middleburg Heights as additional insured and certificate holder)
  1. Photocopy of Current Workers’ Compensation–required by the State of Ohio if you have employees. Note that sole proprietors must complete an additional affidavit
  1. A copy of a current license for the application trade such as electrical, plumbing, HVAC, or fire protection issued by the Ohio Construction Industry Licensing Board
  1. A registration fee of $100 (Cash or check made payable to the city of Middleburg Heights)

Registration with R.I.T.A  is required when performing work in the city of Middleburg Heights. Please submit forms directly to R.I.T.A, not with this registration. For more information, http://www.ritaohio.com/.

Applications may be submitted to:

Building Department
15700 Bagley Road
Middleburg Heights, Ohio 44130

Additional information about applications relating to permits and applications in Middleburg Heights can be found online.