The City of Jacksonville, Florida requires a Surety Bond, also known as a Florida Sign Bond – City of Jacksonville, for any property owner applying for a sign permit for a sign larger than thirty-two (32) square feet in area, eight (8) feet in height, or sign that is illuminated.
When is the Surety Bond Needed?
The bond amount for a Florida Sign Bond – City of Jacksonville is $5,000. This bond is required for all signs that are larger than 32 square feet in area, 8 feet in height, or illuminated.
The purpose of the bond is to protect the public from financial losses that may occur as a result of the sign being installed or maintained in violation of the City of Jacksonville’s sign code. For example, if a sign is installed in a location that is not permitted by the code, or if the sign is not properly maintained, and someone is injured as a result, the person who installed or maintained the sign may be held liable. The bond provides a financial guarantee that the person who installed or maintained the sign will be able to pay for any damages that are caused.
If a claim is made against the bond, the surety company will investigate the claim and, if it is valid, will pay the claimant up to the amount of the bond. The surety company may then seek reimbursement from the person who installed or maintained the sign.
More information about the City of Jacksonville, Florida’s sign regulations can be found on the City of Jacksonville website.
How can I get a Florida Sign Bond – City of Jacksonville?
At Surety1.com we make it easy to obtain this surety bond. Our simple, three step process is:
- Complete the easy to navigate and secure online application. 1
- Review the free, no obligation quote from one of Surety1’s professional surety bond agents, usually within one business day.
- Sign some paperwork and pay the bond premium
Once these steps have been completed, the Florida Sign Bond – City of Jacksonville will be shipped to the bond applicant.
1 -The name of the applicant on the surety bond application must match exactly the full legal business name of applicant for the license.
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