Business Licenses

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374 East Main
Vernal, UT
(435) 789-2255
Fax: (435) 781-7100

 

M-F 8:00 - 5:00
excluding all State & Federal Holidays

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BUSINESS LICENSING INFORMATION

GENERAL INFORMATION: A valid Vernal City business license is required for all businesses that are located within the Vernal City corporation limits. The definition of business includes every craft, trade, occupation, profession or activity engaged in the purpose of gain or economic profit.

The purpose of a business license is to regulate and license businesses within the corporate limits of Vernal City; to determine if businesses are operating within applicable laws and ordinances; to maintain a safe environment for the general public; and to assure that zoning, building, and fire codes are enforced.

Licenses are not transferable from address to address, nor from owner to owner. Any change of location, ownership or corporate information requires a new application to be submitted. Minor changes such as mailing address can be called into the city office.

General and Major Home Business Licenses are valid for one calendar year, from January 1 to December 31. Regardless of when the license was first obtained, all licenses expire on December 31 of each year and must be renewed on an annual basis. If any license fee is not paid within thirty (30) days of the due date of January 1, a penalty of twenty-five (25) percent of license fee will be added to the original amount, if not paid within sixty (60) days of the due date, an additional twenty-five (25) percent will be added.

APPLICATION INFORMATIONAll new applications for business licenses shall be submitted with the requisite license fee. Included in the fee is a non-refundable application fee of fifty dollars(50.00)BUSINESS LICENSE FEES 

The Business License forms on the right of this page are available for download, but cannot be submitted through the website. 

The following information will be required on the application (Please make sure application is complete):

  • Business name
  • Physical street location
  • Business phone number
  • Mailing address
  • Owner/partner(s) name, address & phone
  • List of corporate officers if applicable
  • After hours emergency contact name and number
  • Property Owner Information
  • Federal Identification number
  • Sales Tax number
  • Copy of Professional/occupational license, if applicable
  • Proof of Registration with Utah Department of Commerce Business Registration.

Completion of application and payment of license does not constitute approval of license. Application must be approved before license is issued and before business can be conducted. License must be in hand before conducting business.

 

 

CONTACT

Rachel Tribe
Business License Clerk
rtribe@vernalcity.org
435-781-7107

UTAH STATE AGENCIES

Utah Department of Commerce
Division of Corporations and Commercial Code

Business Name Registration - "D.B.A."
160 East 300 South
SM Box 146705
Salt Lake City, UT 84114
(801) 530-4849
www.commerce.utah.gov

Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control
1625 South 900 West
P.O. Box 30408
Salt Lake City, UT 84130-0408
(801) 977-6800
www.alcbev.state.ut

Utah Department of Public Safety Bureau of Criminal Identification
5400 South 3888 West
P.O. Box 148280
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-8280
(801) 965-4445
www.publicsafety.utah.gov/bci/

Utah Department of Commerce
Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing
160 East 300 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84114
(801) 530-4849, (801) 530-6628
www.dopl.utah.gov

Utah State Tax Commission
210 North 1950 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84134
(800) 662-4335, (801) 297-2200
www.tax.utah.gov