Who needs this bond?
If you are doing grading work in the City of Los Angeles, a grading bond is required for all work of 250 cubic yards or more when conducted in a designated hillside area.
Why is this bond required?
The Los Angeles grading bond ensures compliance with permit requirements, laws and regulations.
What do I need to know about this bond?
Your plan check engineer should verify the bond amount, which is based on yards of material in either excavation or fill plus the cost of all drainage and other protective devices. Be sure that all information you enter while purchasing the bond matches the information on your permit application. Legal description and job address should be the same. The owner shown on the application must be the principal named on the bond.