A Plumbing Contractor's Bond is a requirement for the issuance of an active license, reactivation of a license, and for the maintanance of an actively renewed license (Business and Professions Code Section 7071.6). The bond is filed for the benefit of consumers who may be damaged as a result of defective plumbing construction or other license law violations, and for the benefit of employees who have not been paid wages that are due to them.
Requirements for the Contractor's Bond:
The bond must be written by a surety company licensed through the California Department of Insurance.
The bond must be in the amount of $12,500.
The business name and license number on the bond must correspond exactly with the business name and license number on the CSLB's records.
The bond must have the signature of the attorney-in-fact for the surety company.
The bond must be written on a form approved by the Attorney General's Office.
The bond must be received at the CSLB's Headquarters Office within 90 days of the effective date of the bond.