Development Bonds

Bond Requirements:

  • Erosion Control Bond
    • Required for ALL commercial projects involving land disturbance
    • Clearing and Grading
      • Bond amount is $3,000 per disturbed acre or portion thereof 
    • Should not include an expiration date
    • May be required by the city for up to one year after completion date of project
    • Under certain circumstances, bonds may be released prior to the expiration of the one-year period
    • Must complete the specified form(s) shown below: 
  • Tree Conservation Bond
    • Required for all new commercial projects and may be required when making an addition to an existing structure
    • Bond amount is set at 110% of the value of the landscaping and irrigation contract(s)
    • Bond may be required to remain on file for one year after completion of the project
    • Must complete the specified form(s) shown below: