Brier city endorsement

Requirements and fees

General business license

The city of Brier requires a license for all businesses located within city limits, or conducting business within city limits. If you are not sure if you will do business within the city limits, contact the city directly before you apply.

General Business Licenses are only permitted in a specific zone inside city limits of Brier, see Brier Municipal code 17.30. Contact the city directly for zoning and permitting information.

If you will have more than one business located on a single property, you must complete a separate application for each business.

Origination fee: $250

Renewal fee: $150

Home businesses

If your business is in a residence within the city, you must comply with Brier Municipal Code 17.12. For more information on home occupation requirements, contact the city directly.

Along with a Business License Application filed with the Department of Revenue, the city requires a Home Occupation Questionnaire. Until the additional questionnaire is submitted, the city of Brier endorsement cannot be approved. Please complete the questionnaire and return directly to the city either by email or paper copy. The city will contact the business by email or phone with any questions after the application and questionnaire have been submitted.

Origination fee: $150

Renewal fee: $100

Non-resident businesses

If your business is physically located outside city limits, but conducts business within city limits, your license fee is determined by gross annual income earned within this city’s limits:

Origination fee:

Reported gross annual income

License fee

$0 through $2,000


Above $2,000


Renewal fee:

Reported gross annual income

License fee

$0 through $2,000


Above $2,000


Non-resident Business Licenses may need further permitting, see Brier Municipal code 5.04.130. Contact the city directly for permitting information.

Businesses exempt from city licensing

Your business may be exempt from getting a city business license. For more information, please contact the city directly.

Average approval time

City approval time not available. Contact the city directly for more information.

Apply for a city license

State tax registration $0
Registering your business name as a trade name $5
Business license application fee Variable


Need help?
Setting up your business licensing and tax account
How to add a city license endorsement

By mail

Complete the following and mail to:

Business License Application and City and County Addendum

Business Licensing Service
P.O. Box 9034
Olympia, WA 98507-9034