Nashville Contractors Need Permit Surety Bonds

A carpenter prepares to drill on a board during a construction project.
A carpenter works on a construction project.

Building a Growing City

Nashville, Tennessee is one of the fastest growing cities in the country.  Contractors around Davidson County are working hard to keep up with the demand of new residents. New construction is going up just about everywhere you look, and old buildings are getting rehabbed into new life.

All this activity means that the city is busy issuing permits to all types of contractors. The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requires many contractors to be licensed, bonded and insured. When a bond is required, it must be secured before a permit or license can be issued.

The bond ensures that a contractor complies with all codes, laws and ordinances of the Metropolitan Government.

Davidson County Permit Surety Bond Amounts

Building contractors in Nashville and Davidson county with projects under $25,000 need to obtain a $10,000 surety bond before they can get a building permit. Projects over $25,000 require a $40,000 surety bond.

$40,000 surety bonds are also mandatory for electrical, gas/mechanical, plumbing, excavation and house moving contractors.

Blasting contractors have a minimum permit surety bond requirement of $10,000. helps get your business bonded. Call our Surety Bond Specialists at 1‑844‑432‑6637  for a free, no-obligation quote, great rates and fast service.  You may also email us at, or apply online at – Your Online Bond Provider.

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