San Bernardino County Temporary Use Permit Bond

The County of San Bernardino requires businesses and organizations in the area to apply for a Temporary Use Permit in order to occupy specific public and private spaces and activate their licenses. This is necessary to ensure the compensation of the public should involved applicants cause any licensing infractions, like damages to public property, in the course of their occupancy.

What is a Temporary Use Permit?

A temporary use permit is a legal obligation required by a city or county for the temporary or limited conduct of activities or use of private or public properties for several purposes, including typical undertakings like short-term fireworks stand, food truck, community garden stand, and fundraising carwash installations, and temporary property usage.

What is the San Bernardino County Temporary Use Permit Bond?

Prior the usage of public and private spaces, involved organizations or businesses must secure their temporary use permit which would normally require a bond. The bond guarantees that businesses or permittees will maintain and adhere to the County’s codes and standards during their short-term usage of the properties.

Generally, the application requirements include site plans, notarized authorization of the property owner, list of all types of services and merchants, flame resistant certificates, and proof of insurance that includes the County of San Bernardino as beneficiary. All merchants are required to secure a Business Registration Certificate with the county.

For more information, please visit the Office of San Bernardino County or read on their Temporary Use Permit Application Requirements.

How does it work?

The County of San Bernardino Temporary Use Permit Bond must be issued by a surety bond provider accredited by the California Department of Insurance. The parties in the agreement are the Principal (business or applicant), Obligee (County of San Bernardino), and Surety/Bond Company (surety bond provider or insurance).

The Surety Company will guarantee the compensation (performance bond) of the Obligee should the Principal fail to deliver agreed upon services or violate any licensing provisions. The Surety Company will receive and assess the validity of all public claims where claims may only amount to the total penal sum arranged in the bond form. The Principal shall reimburse all expenses covered by the Surety Company.

The Bond Company is secured through an indemnity agreement as the permit applicant or licensed business will ensure the full reimbursement of the claims, including legal fees and premiums. This agreement shall be made before the execution of the bond.

How much does it cost?

San Bernardino County Temporary Use Permit Bond will normally cost around 1.5% to 7.5% of the total bond amount, depending on the applicant’s credit score, license history, and industry experience.

How can I apply for this bond?

At Surety Bond Authority, we are dedicated to help you get your bond the fast and easy way. Here is a step-by-step guide to help you get started.

Application
To secure your temporary use permit, be sure to transact with a reputable surety company early. If you are ready to get yours processed today, you can APPLY HERE. Rest assured our expert surety bond agent will guide you from the time of your application until the issuance of your bond.

Assessment
In the assessment phase, our underwriter will need the following information:

  • Nature of your profession or business
  • Credit score
  • Financial strength

For the speedy processing of your application, ensure you have gathered and provided accurate information upon submission.

Bond Issuance
Once the assessment is done, we will promptly issue your bond and send it your way. Contact us today and get your bond issued in no time!

San Bernardino County Temporary Use Permit Bond

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