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The Illinois Drainlayers Bond is required by the City of Chicago, Department of Water Management in the amount of $50,000. The bond is in place to help ensure that you are faithfully observing and performing all the ordinances of the state of Chicago. The bond has a mandatory expiration date of 12/31 each year.

Prior to any sewer work is done the city of Chicago requires a permit for the construction, repair, adjustment, sewer rodding or cleaning of any subsurface structure designed to collect or to transport storm or sanitary wastewater. These permits are received through the Department of Buildings – Sewer Permit Section. Only licensed and bonded drainlayers may obtain the said permit.

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How do I get licensed as a drainlayer in Chicago?

The following documentation must be submitted to the City of Chicago, Department of Buildings:

  • Completed Drainlayer Application Form:
  • Certificate of Insurance with a minimum of $300,000 for general commercial liability.
  • Company check in the amount of $125 for the application fee.
  • A completed Department of Water Management Indebtedness Inquiry.
  • Copies of plumbing license, general contractor license
  • Copies of a Department of transportation Public Way Work license
  • Letter stating that the licensee is the owner or an employee of the company.
  • A notarized Applicant Agreement and Representation Form.
  • A sealed and notarized surety bond amounting to $50,000.

Where can I get a Drainlayers Bond?

Our licensed agents here at Surety1 are ready to help you with all your surety bond needs. All you will need to do if fill out our quick and easy application form, and we will get in touch with you within one business day to give a quote for your bond!

Surety1 was established in 2003 and we have been issuing surety bonds for Illinois and all 50 states for the past 15 years. We offer a fast and friendly service with the lowest rates available, allowing us to maintain an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau.

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How to Get Your Illinois Drainlayers Bond – City of Chicago

  1. Complete an online application. It’s free and no-obligation.
  2. One of our surety experts will contact you with a firm quote and an agreement to sign.
  3. Provide payment and your signed agreement, and then you will receive your Surety Bond!

If you have any questions, please call us at 877-654-2327.

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1. Apply Online
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2. Get Your Free Quote
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3. Get Your Bond
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