Utah Business License

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General Business License Requirements for Utah.

Business licenses are often required of business entities, regardless of their products and services. This page provides an overview of business license requirements in Utah.

Utah General Business Licenses

Utah Business License

Not required



General Business License licensure is not required on the State level in Utah.

There is no state basic business license in Utah, however, all businesses are required to hold a city or county level license.

Local General Business Licenses

Cache County Business License

Agency:Cache County Clerk (UT)
Fact Checked:11/15/19

Initial Registration

Form:

New?Business License Application

Agency Fee:

The Planning and Zoning Department determines the business classification and sets fees.

Notarize:Required
Fact Checked:11/15/19

Registration Renewal

Agency Fee:

Renewal fee is set by the Planning and Zoning Department during intial licensing process.

Due:

Annually by December 31.

Fact Checked:11/15/19

Davis County Business License

Agency:Utah County Business (UT)
Fact Checked:11/15/19

Initial Registration

Form:

Application - Business License

Agency Fee:

After submitting an application, the County Commission will set a fee based on business type and size.

Notarize:Required
Fact Checked:11/15/19

Registration Renewal

Form:

Application - Business License Renewal

Agency Fee:

After submitting a rewal application, the County Commission will set a fee based on business type and size.

Due:

Annually by January 31.

Fact Checked:11/15/19

North Salt Lake General Business License

Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No
Fact Checked:4/29/20

Registration Renewal
North Salt Lake City Business License Renewal

Form:

https://www.xpressbillpay.com/portal/payment_forms/?id=MzQ1Mg%3D%3D

Filing Method:

Online

Due:

Due annually on December 31st

Penalties:

Late fees can be found here: https://www.nslcity.org/DocumentCenter/View/2362

Fact Checked:4/29/20

Ogden City Business License

Agency:City of Ogden Business Licensing Division (UT)
Fact Checked:11/15/19

Initial Registration

Form:

Business License Application

Agency Fee:

Fees are dependent on business type and number of employees.

Fact Checked:11/15/19

Registration Renewal

Agency Fee:

Fees are dependent on business type and number of employees.

Due:

Annually

Fact Checked:11/15/19

Orem Commercial Business License

Agency:City of Orem Business Licensing Department (UT)
Fact Checked:11/15/19

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$210 base fee + $105 inspection fee + Disproportionate Regulatory Service fee that will vary depending on how many city services the business will use. These fees will be noted on the online application.

Fact Checked:11/15/19

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$85 base fee + Disproportionate Regulatory Service fee

Due:

Annually by the end of the registration anniversary month.

Fact Checked:11/15/19

Provo City Business License

Agency:Provo City Administrative Services Department (UT)
Fact Checked:11/12/19

Initial Registration

Form:

Commercial Business License Application

Agency Fee:

Fees range from $125 to $800 depending on number of employees.

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

Fees range from $125 to $800 depending on number of employees.

Due:

Annually by the anniversary of registration.

Salt Lake City Business License

Agency:Salt Lake City Finance (UT)
Fact Checked:11/15/19

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for New Commercial License

Agency Fee:

Home occupation business: $121; Non-home occupations: $153; + $22 per full or part-time employee if business has more than one employee + $175 for additional background checks.

Fact Checked:11/15/19

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

Fee will be noted on the renewal form sent 2 months prior to due date.

Due:

Annually by the end of the registration anniversary month.

Fact Checked:11/15/19

Salt Lake County Business License

Agency:Salt Lake County Planning and Development Services (UT)
Fact Checked:11/15/19

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

There is a $150 flat fee + $6 per employee. Additional fees are dependent upon the location within the county; home business exemption may be waived depending on jurisdiction.

Fact Checked:11/15/19

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

There is a $150 flat fee + $6 per employee. Additional fees are dependent upon the location within the county; home business exemption may be waived depending on jurisdiction.

Due:

Annually by the registration anniversary date.

Fact Checked:11/15/19

Sandy City Commercial Business License

Agency:City of Sandy Business Department (UT)
Fact Checked:11/15/19

Initial Registration

Form:

Commercial Business License Application

Agency Fee:

$140 + $40 inspection fee + Disproportionate Regulatory Service fee.

Fact Checked:11/15/19

Registration Renewal

Due:

Annually by January 1.

Fact Checked:11/15/19

Utah County Business License

Agency:Utah County Community Development (UT)
Fact Checked:11/12/19

Initial Registration

Form:

You must first complete and submit a Business License Zone Clearance. If approved, a Business License application with fee will be included with the clearance results.

Registration Renewal

Form:

Renewal information is sent in June annually.

Due:

Annually by June 30.

Washington County Business License

Agency:Washington County Clerk/Auditor's Office (UT)
Fact Checked:11/15/19

Initial Registration

Form:

Business License Application

Agency Fee:

$350.00 maximum ($50.00 base fee + $10.00 for each full time employee + $5.00 for each part time employee + $10 processing fee + one-time $75 inspection fee depending on business location.

Fact Checked:11/15/19

Registration Renewal

Form:

Business License Application (Renewal)

Agency Fee:

$350.00 maximum ($50.00 base fee + $10.00 for each full time employee + $5.00 for each part time employee + $10 processing fee + one-time $75 inspection fee depending on business location.

Due:

Annually by December 31.

Fact Checked:11/15/19

Weber County Unincorporated Business License

Agency:Weber County Planning (UT)
Fact Checked:11/15/19

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$60 + Business License fee which is based on your business type.

Fact Checked:11/15/19

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

Renewals will have a Business License fee which is based on your business type.

Due:

Annually by March 31.

Fact Checked:11/15/19

West Jordan Commercial Business License

Agency:City of West Jordan Community Business Finance Department (UT)
Fact Checked:11/15/19

Initial Registration

Form:

Commercial Business License Application

Agency Fee:

$155 base fee additional fees + $50 processing fee + $7 per employee + fire inspection fee per business size (size breakdown is listed on the application as well as additional fees required for specific business types)

Fact Checked:11/15/19

Registration Renewal

Agency Fee:

Fees will be listed on the renewal form.

Due:

Annually

Notes:

Information regarding accessing the renewal form will be sent via mail 4-6 weeks before current license expiration.

Fact Checked:11/15/19

West Valley City Commercial Business License

Agency:West Valley City Finance Department (UT)
Fact Checked:11/15/19

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for a Commercial Business License

Agency Fee:

$110 (except landlords with less than 3 rental units) + $50 one-time inspection fee + $10 per employee + .50 per vehicle parking sticker (additional fees listed on the application per business type)

Fact Checked:11/15/19

Registration Renewal

Form:

Application for a Commercial Business License (Renewal)

Agency Fee:

$110 (except landlords with less than 3 rental units) + $10 per employee + .50 per vehicle parking sticker (additional fees listed on the application per business type)

Due:

Annually by the registration anniversary date.

Fact Checked:11/15/19

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