Kenmore city license

Requirements and fees

General business license
Variable

The city of Kenmore requires a license for all businesses located within city limits. Businesses physically located outside city limits are not required to be licensed by the city of Kenmore in order to conduct business within city limits.

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

Origination fee:

Reported gross annual income

License fee

$0 through $2,000

$0

Above $2,000

$10

Renewal fee:

Reported gross annual income

License fee

$0 through $2,000

$0

Above $2,000

$10

Nonprofit businesses
$0

If you are a nonprofit business, you may be exempt from city fees. To qualify you must submit a copy of your business’ IRS 501(c) certificate with your application.

Origination fee: $0

Renewal fee: $0

Home businesses
Variable

If your business is in a residence within the city, you must comply with Kenmore Municipal Code 18.73.110. For more information on home occupation requirements, contact the city directly. 

Origination fee:

Reported gross annual income

License fee

$0 through $2,000

$0

Above $2,000

$10

Renewal fee:

Reported gross annual income

License fee

$0 through $2,000

$0

Above $2,000

$10

Businesses exempt from city licensing

Your business may be exempt from getting a city business license. For more information, please contact the city directly or refer to Kenmore Municipal Code chapter 5.105.040.

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