Licensing My Business

Starting a new business is exciting. Whether you are planning to begin a large venture or running a small business from your home, there are legal requirements that apply relative to licensing your business.

Our goal is to help you through the paperwork and make registering of your new business as simple and pleasant as possible. The first step is to define what type of trade you are initiating and where your office will reside.

Business Types & Forms to Complete
  • Contractor Registration is to be completed if you are a contractor and plan to do business within the city limits. Regardless of your business location, contractors will need to register their business with the City.
  • Business Tax Application is completed if the office location will reside within the city limits of Inverness. Note: When considering your business location, permitting and fees may apply for changes in business type or physical appearance, including signs, which will require a Building Permits.
  • Home Occupational Business Tax Application is completed if you are running a small business from your home.