Business Licenses

General Instructions for Local Business Tax Procedures


Welcome to the Community & Economic Development applicant portal for easy and efficient processing of your Certificate of Use and Local Business Tax Receipt. To provide the best service possible, please be sure your application is complete and includes all required attachments mentioned in the sections below. During the process of reviewing submitted applications, applicant(s) may be asked to submit additional information. 

Submission of an application does not imply consent to operate your business therefore, you shall not conduct any business until a Certificate of Use and Local Business Tax Receipt is issued. The Village may not be held responsible for improvements you make at the location prior to all approvals given for the issuance of the Certificate of Use and your Local Business Tax Receipt. Proper permits must be obtained for all alterations, remodeling, change of occupancy and repairs affecting the electrical, plumbing, mechanical or building structure.

Per Section 26-152(f) of the Village's Code of Ordinance a fee of $175.00 shall be paid per business location for the review and processing of all applications for new and renewal local business tax receipts to ensure compliance with the requirements of the village's land development regulations.

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to call or email the Planning & Division.

Phone: (305) 259-1250, press 2 when prompted or
Mail to:

Business Tax Receipt

Please ensure you have the following information available in digital format and ready for upload prior to beginning the application:

  1. Certificate of Use issued by the Village of Palmetto Bay
  2. Miami-Dade County Business Tax Receipt
  3. Corporate documents showing the Federal Identification Number and Registration as a Corporation/Fictitious name.
  4. State License of Certification, if applicable
  5. Employer Identification Number (EIN)

Use the link below to apply for a Business Tax Receipt.