Woodinville city license

Requirements and fees

General business license
$39

The City of Woodinville 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.

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

Origination fee: $39

Renewal fee: $39

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)3 certificate with your application.

Origination fee: $0

Renewal fee: $0

Home businesses
$39

For more information on home occupation requirements, contact the city directly. Small scale home occupation businesses that are accessory to the main residential use and fit the definition of WMC 21.30.040 are required to obtain a city business endorsement and fill out a supplemental home business questionnaire. There is no additional cost for Home Occupation Permits. Home occupation businesses pay the same annual fee as the general business license.

More involved home operations are referred to as “home industry” and are defined by WMC 21.30.050. If you have a business in your home or on your personal property that fits this definition, in addition to a city business endorsement you are required to fill a supplemental home business questionnaire and obtain a separate Home Industry Permit. The $104 fee is collected by the city.

Supplemental home business questionnaires can be emailed to the city at planning@ci.woodinville.wa.us or mailed to: 

City of Woodinville
Permitting Department
17301 133rd Ave NE
Woodinville, WA  98072

Origination fee: $39

Renewal fee: $39

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

No license required

Above $2,000

$39

Renewal fee:

Reported gross annual income

License fee

$0 through $2,000

No license required

Above $2,000

$39

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