South Broward County Paving and Drainage As-Built Bond

Businesses are required to file a bond with the South Broward County (the "Obligee") to activate their license. The bond protects the Obligee by transferring to a surety bond company the cost of ensuring the public is compensated for damages resulting from a licensed business breaking licensing laws.

Paving and Drainage As-Built Bond

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How much does the South Broward County Paving and Drainage As-Built bond cost?

South Broward County Paving and Drainage As-Built bonds cost 0.5% of the bond amount.

Is a Credit Check Required for South Broward County Paving and Drainage As-Built Bonds?

Credit checks are not required for the South Broward County Paving and Drainage As-Built bond.

Why is the South Broward County Paving and Drainage As-Built bond required?

Businesses are required to purchase and file a bond with the South Broward County to activate their license. The bond protects the Obligee by transferring to a surety bond company the cost of ensuring the public is compensated for damages resulting from the failure of a licensed business complying with the provisions of licensing laws.

How does the South Broward County Paving and Drainage As-Built bond work?

South Broward County Paving and Drainage As-Built bonds must be issued by an insurance carrier admitted by the FL Department of Insurance. The insurance company issuing any surety bond, such as the South Broward County Paving and Drainage As-Built bond, will also be referred to as the “surety company” or the “bond company”. The business is referred to as the Principal, the surety bond company as the Obligor and the South Broward County as the Obligee.

The surety company provides the Obligee a guarantee (the surety bond) that the customers, vendors and employees of a licensed business will receive payment for financial damages due to a violation of licensing law up the bond amount stated on the bond form (“penal sum”). The bond company also directly receives claims from the public and determines the validity of claims. Ultimately, the licensed business owners are responsible for their actions and required by law to reimburse the surety company for any payments made under the bond or face indefinite license suspension.