GENERAL BUSINESS LICENSE - OCCUPATIONAL LICENSING
(All items must be completed before application and fees can be accepted)
All forms must be printed to paper and signed.
A person before engaging in any businesses, callings, or professions within the corporate limits of the city or who conducts a business outside the corporate limits of the city and who solicits, canvasses, advertises, or delivers products or performs services within the city limits, shall procure from the clerk a license for the carrying on of same upon payment of the required license tax. (Code 1977, § 9-3-1)
||Non-refundable application fee $75.00; ($55.00 License fee and $20.00 Application fee): Subject to annual renewal fee of $55.00 due annually by December 31.
||Peoria City Code Sec. 11-151. License Required
Application packet must contain the following (links to documents/forms in fillable PDF format in blue)
1. City of Peoria Business License Application form
2. Zoning clearance form
3. Police Department Responsible Party form
4. Arizona Workers Act Compliance guidelines (1)
(1)A business ownership that is considered to be an individual, sole proprietor, husband/wife, partnership must comply with the guideline per State of Arizona statute. A corporation, LLC, etc. is not considered to be an individual.
Link to A.R.S. 41-1080
5. Home Occupation Statement and Home Occupation Limitations (specific to business within a home - not needed for residential rentals)
6. Fire Affidavit form
Your completed Application packet will be processed by:
- Peoria Tax and Licensing Division
- Peoria Police Department
- Planning & Zoning
- Peoria Fire Department
Approval/Denial Timeframe: Not to exceed 30 days from time of application acceptance. Upon approval a Privilege (Sales) Tax License is issued. An tax return is to be completed annually (January of each year) to report and pay the City Use Tax on purchases subject to the Use Tax.
Business License Submission Address:
City of Peoria
Customer Service Department
8401 W. Monroe St., Ste.130
Peoria, AZ 85345