Contact Esther Cowley at 752-9441 ext. 203 to obtain a Business License.
Anyone operating a business in their home, or in a separate building, or an Internet business where the office is out of the residence needs a business license. Each license is good from Jan. 1 through Dec. 31. New licenses are due on Jan. 1 with a late fee added February 1, and a second penalty added on March 1.
There are two types of business licenses:
Home business – located in the home
Commercial business – located in a commercial zone
The license fee for commercial businesses is $50.00/year.
The license fee for home businesses is $25.00/year.
CLICK HERE TO APPLY AND PAY ONLINE. Scroll down the application list to Business License. If you have a professional license, please upload a copy with your application.
Please check our Use Chart, if your type of business has a box with a C, please file a conditional use application along with your business license application.
Providence City Code Title 10 Zoning Regulations, Chapter 6 Use Regulations contains the Use Chart. To use the chart, find your area on the Zoning Map, the Zone abbreviations are listed across the top row of the chart. Look down the column for the uses in that zone.