Goldendale city license

Requirements and fees

General business license
$60

The city of Goldendale 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.

Origination fee: $60

Renewal fee: $60

Home businesses
$60

If your business is in a residence within the city, you must comply with Goldendale Municipal Code 17.48. For more information on home occupation requirements, contact the city directly.

Origination fee: $60

Renewal fee: $60

Non-resident businesses
Variable

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

$0

Above $2,000

$60

Renewal fee:

Reported gross annual income

License fee

$0 through $2,000

$0

Above $2,000

$60

Rental businesses
$60

If your business has three or more rentals, a rental business endorsement is required. Landlords that own, rent, lease, maintain, or have the right to use, or using, tangible personal property, intangible personal property, or real property permanently or temporarily located in the city and generating any income. For more information, contact the city directly.

Origination fee: $60

Renewal fee: $60

Businesses exempt from city licensing

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

Apply for a city license

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

Online

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 Addendum

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