What do I need to apply for my business license?

To apply for a business license, you will need the property owner’s information including legal name, mailing address, immediate contact phone number, and immediate contact e-mail address. You will also need: 

  • Information for the dwelling unit subject to the application, inclusive of the physical street address assigned by the City.
  • The type and total number of dwelling units located on the lot of record containing the dwelling unit subject to the application.
  • If the owner is not their own agent, the owner designated agent’s information including legal name, mailing address, immediate contact phone number and immediate contact e-mail address.
  • Proof of vacation rental or short-term rental insurance coverage.
    • Policy must list the short-term rental property address and have a rider or statement indicating the property is covered when being used as a short-term rental. An insurance binder, summary, or EOI may be submitted.
  • Proof of ownership or long-term lease agreement. Please provide one of the following items to show proof of ownership for the short-term rental property.
    • Warranty Deed
    • Property Tax
    • Mortgage statement from bank with property owner name and property address
    • Homestead Tax Credit
    • Long-term lease agreement stating property can be used as a short-term rental
  • Hotel, Motel, Restaurant (HMR) Tax Forms if required.
  • An approved Conditional Use Permit for Type 2 units.
  • Any additional data as deemed necessary or desirable for license approval by the Development Services Director.


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1. What do I need to apply for my business license?
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