Submittal Requirements

Required Documents 

  • Commercial Business
    • Articles of Incorporation and/or Fictitious Name Registration
    • If applicable, copy of State License or Certificate of Competency (This requirement varies)
    • City of Palm Beach Gardens Business Tax Receipt Application
    • Retail / Wholesale Affidavit (If applicable)
    • If applicable, copy of Non-Profit (501-C3) Exemption Certificate.
    • Commercial locations will require a Fire Department – Life Safety inspection.
    • Application Fee 
  • Home-Based Business
  • State Licensed Professional
    • State License
    • City of Palm Beach Gardens Business Tax Receipt Application (MUST include employers FEIN or applicant’s SS#, and Start Date on application)
    • Application Fee     
  • Out of Town Business
    • Current copy of local County Business Tax Receipt
    • Copy of State license and/or Certificate of Competency
    • Copy of General Liability (showing City of Palm Beach Gardens as the certificate holder)
    • Copy of Workers Compensation or Exemption
Please note that payment is due when application is submitted and the city accepts the following forms of payment: cash, check, American Express, Discover, MasterCard and VISA. 
 

Approval


Commercial Businesses: Once the application is approved by the Planning & Zoning Department, they will then move it on to the Building Department, and finally to the Fire Department. At that stage we will contact the business to schedule a Life Safety inspection, if approved the Business Tax Receipt will be mailed (USPS), typically within 3 weeks.
Home Based Businesses: Once the application is approved by the Planning & Zoning Department, the Business Tax Receipt will be mailed (USPS), typically within 3 weeks.