Business Licenses

Planning Administrative Assistant/Deputy City Clerk - Janelle Dodd 

Business licenses are valid until December 31 of the year of issuance. All existing businesses within the City of Florence are required to submit a business license application and pay a $50 renewal fee on an annual basis. The business license renewal fee is due each December 1 and payable to the City of Florence on or before December 31 annually. First-time applicants (opening a new business) applying between January 1 and June 30 will be charged the full $50 business license fee. First-time applicants (opening a new business) applying between July 1 and December 31 will be charged a $25 fee but will be charged the $50 renewal fee upon submission of their business license renewal application for the following year.

For questions regarding Contractor Licenses and Business Licenses, please contact Janelle.

                        **The application fee must be paid online before your application will be processed. Please see above for information on fees. Click here to pay online.

  • For Contractor Licensing, Please refer to the Building Department tab above.