The Texas Blanket Building & Construction Bond is required by the City of El Paso, Texas for those who wish to be general contractor in the city. El Paso requires the Blanket Building & Construction Bond to be in the amount of $25,000. For some projects a bond of $10,000 is required. These are for the following:

  • Irrigation installationsTexas Blanket Building & Construction Bond
  • Site lighting and landscape installations
  • Temporary structure placement
  • Mobile placement permits
  • Temporary sign permits
  • Tents in excess of 200 square feet
  • Fences
  • Patch and paint permits
  • Pavement cuts or excavation

Take note that the amount may increase to $25,000 for the above mentioned if the subject work exceeds $10,000 in valuation.

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The City of El Paso will not give out permits for construction if this bond is not on file. This bond is generally for new commercial or residential construction projects, renovations, or additions in El Paso. The Blanket Building & Construction Bond states that the bond holder and its agents, employees, and subcontractors must comply with all provisions, rules and regulations of the El Paso City Code. The bond holder and its agents, employees, and subcontractors must pay any damages which are sustained by the City or by the person for whom the work is done.

Additional Requirements 

  • Assumed Name Certificate and/or Corporate Documents if applicable
  • Contractor Registration Application ($102.00 Annual Fee)
  • Certificate of Insurance (GL) (Minimum $100,000.00)

How do I obtain a Texas Blanket Building & Construction Bond – City of El Paso?

Complete our easy to navigate online application. Within one business day,  one of our licensed agents will contact you with a no-obligation quote for your bond (the “premium”). Once any necessary paperwork is signed and the premium payment is processed, your surety bond will be shipped to you via USPS Priority Mail (overnight shipping options also available).

The surety bond experts at Surety1 are here to help you get bonded quickly and reliably. We work with over a dozen “A” rated surety markets to ensure we find you the lowest rate for your bond. We are also licensed in all 50 states and maintain an A+ rating by the Better Business Bureau.



How to Get Your Texas Blanket Building & Construction Bond – El Paso

  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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