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The City of Bradenton Beach would like to welcome you as a current or prospective business owner. Below are the steps to obtain a Business Tax Receipt which is required to do business within City limits. Examples of Businesses which require a License: Rentals, Home Occupations, Restaurants, Gallery's, Boutiques, Gift Shops, Water Taxis, and Excursion services as well as State/Non-State Licensed Contractors, and more. Visit the LEARN tab to find out more! 

RENEWAL?
Need to Renew your existing Business License?
RENEW YOUR BUSINESS LICENSE

No longer Renting? Has your Inventory Amount or Number of Units Changed? Call (941) 778-1005 


Getting Started

  • 1.

    LEARN

    Learn when you need to apply for a business license and the licensing process.
    DO YOU NEED A LICENSE?
  • 2.

    GATHER

    Each license type has different submittal requirements, understand what you'll need to provide to get started.
    Submittal Requirements
  • 3.

    REGISTER

    Register on our website, once registered you can apply for licenses, view review status, and pay license fees online.
    REGISTER Now
  • 4.

    APPLY

    Once you've gathered everything needed for your application and registered on our portal you can apply for your business license.
    Apply Now