Tennessee Metro Nashville Contractors Permit Surety Bond

The Metropolitan Government of Nashville, Department of Codes & Building Safety, requires all contractors to have a Metro Nashville Contractors Permit Surety Bond on Metro Form DCAB7, to insure property owners and Metropolitan Government that construction meets code standards. 

Which Metro Nashville Permit Bond will I need?

ALL METRO NASHVILLE CONTRACTOR PERMIT BONDS UP TO $40,000 ARE INSTANT ISSUE

In order to obtain a building permit in Metro Nashville, Davidson County, contractors are required to provide the following: 

  1. Business License (Davidson County) or a signed affidavit stating the business is exempt. A Davidson County Business License is required, if your place of business: 
    • Located in Davidson County. 
    • Located outside of the State of Tennessee. 
    • Located outside of Davidson County but within the State of Tennessee and does more than $50,000 (bid price) work in Davidson County in a single taxable year.
  2. Permit Bond in the amount of $10,000 or $40,000. All contractors are required to have a bond  to insure property owners and the Metropolitan Government that construction will meet TN code standards.  
    • $10,000 Metro Nashville Permit Bond is required for contracts or bids under $25,000. 
    • $40,000 Metro Nashville Permit Bond is required for contracts or bids of $25,000 and over. 

The bond must be in exactly the same name as on the state license, if applicable 

Contractor Permit TypeBond AmountAnnual Bond PremiumGet your bond today!
Contracts or Bids Less than $25,000 $10,000$100.00Apply Now
Contracts or Bids Greater than $25,000$40,000$200.00Apply Now
Electrical, Gas/Mechanical, Plumbing & Excavation$40,000$200.00Apply Now
Blasting Contractors$10,000$100.00Apply Now
House Moving Contractors$40,000$200.00Apply Now

Who needs a Metro Nashville Permit Bond?

If you are a contractor working in Nashville and or Davidson County Tennessee, you will need a permit bond in order to pull the permits required for the work you are performing in the confines of Nashville and Davidson County.  Please refer to the chart above to determine the bond amount you will be required to purchase.  Once you have your bond, you will submit to the Nashville Metro Government in order to secure your ability to pull a permit.

 

Still not sure of what you need?  Check out Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County Department of Codes & Building Safety or you can call one of our surety bond professionals to help guide you through the process.

 

ALL METRO NASHVILLE CONTRACTOR PERMIT BONDS UP TO $40,000 ARE INSTANT ISSUE

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