City of Los Angeles Grading Permit Surety Bond

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.

Bond Terms
Amount and Term
Starting at $1,000 for One Year
Starting at $100 for One Year
Issue Type
Instant Issue
Instant Issue Bolt

State of California

City of Los Angeles Department of Building Safety

201 N. Figueroa St, Ste. 200

Los Angeles, CA 90012

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General Questions

What is a surety bond?

A surety bond is a three-party agreement among a principal, an obligee, and a surety.

The bond formalizes the principal's obligation to the obligee. The surety guarantees that the principal will fulfill their obligation.

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