See Business License Information for the following:
For step-by-step directions, click below on the type of license you are applying for.
Steps to get a General Business License:
Business License Fee Payment Options:
All businesses located in a commercial space are required to have a Certificate of Occupancy (C of O) to occupy a commercial property.
A Certificate of Occupancy (C of O) is often obtained through the Tenant Improvement (TI) process. However, a new C of O can be issued without a TI plan for minor changes to businesses such as:
The Investigative Inspection Permit confirms that construction work is not being performed that requires a Tenant Improvement Plan.
Steps to get a Home Occupation License
Steps to get a Public Market License:
Applications and supporting documents are available as fillable PDFs. Electronic signatures are acceptable.
Solicitor's License Application(PDF, 162KB)
Business License fee(s)
Applicants submitting an application via email or fax will be contacted upon receipt of their completed application in order to make a payment for the applicable fee.
The completed application and any applicable documents can be emailed, mailed, faxed or delivered in person to the CED Department:
Email address - email@example.com
Mailing address - 11000 N. La Cañada Drive, Oro Valley, AZ 85737
Fax number - 520-297-0428
The Realtor and his Brokerage Firm must be licensed in Arizona.
The Realtor must provide a copy of his Real Estate License showing the expiration date and a copy of an active Business License for his Brokerage Firm from the municipality where the Brokerage Firm is located. If the Brokerage Firm is located in a municipality that does not require a Business License, we would need a copy of the Arizona License for his Brokerage Firm showing the expiration date.
If the Brokerage Firm is in Oro Valley, they must have an active Oro Valley Business License.
No background check or photo required.
The license is valid for 6 months or the expiration date of the realtor license, whichever date is sooner
Realtor License /Solicitation Application(PDF, 120KB)
Business License fee(s) are due when the Business License application is submitted. Applicants submitting an application via email or fax will be contacted upon receipt of their completed application in order to make a payment for the applicable fee.
Proof of qualification paperwork
Applicant may attach a separate page listing solicitor’s names, if necessary.
Badges are good for 6 months or the timeframe stated on the application.
Charitable / Religious / Educational Solicitor's Application(PDF, 97KB)
Annual Business License / Business License Receipt
Your Annual Business License and Receipt will be sent at the completion of the application process. The Business License is not transferable and must be posted in a conspicuous place.