Seven Hills Contractor License Bond

Who Requires a Seven Hills Contractor Bond?

Contractors who operate in Seven Hills, Ohio are required to obtain a contractor license

bond as part of the licensing process. The following contractors apply to:

  • General (which include landscaping, concrete or cement, roofing/siding and waterproofing contractors)
  • Plumbing
  • HVAC
  • Electrical
  • Low Voltage
  • Fire Suppression/Sprinkler

All contractor license/registration bond amounts are set at $10,000.

What is a Seven Hills Contractor Bond?

A Seven Hills contractor bond provides a guarantee to the Seven Hills 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 to Seven Hills 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 Seven Hills.

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 to Get a Seven Hills Contractor Bond?

SuretyNow offers a Westlake contractor license bond for $90 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 Westlake 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 Westlake. 

Bond Term Bond Cost
1 Year $90
2 Years $158
3 Years $225


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How to Get a Contractor License in Seven Hills, Ohio

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

  1. A completed Contractor Registration Application
  1. A surety bond in the amount of $10,000 (must be original signed or electrically sealed with Power of Attorney)
  1. Certification of Liability insurance (minimum of $100,000/$300,000 bodily injury and $50,000 property damage), City of Seven Hills as certificate holder and be named as additionally insured
  1. Attach a copy of the State of Ohio Contractor’s License associated with your operation
  1. Registration fee of $100 annually (If submitted end of year Nov 1-Dec 31, the registration fee is $50)

Note that all general contractors are required to submit to the Building Department on the first day of each month a list of every subcontractor working for them during that month.

Additional information about applications relating to permits and applications in Seven Hills can be found online. Applications may be submitted by mail or in person to:

City of Seven Hills Building Department 

7325 Summitview Drive 

Seven Hills, Ohio 44131

216.524.4427 Fax 216.525.6283