Business Licenses


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


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

Business License Clerk: Rachel 435-781-7107

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. A separate license shall be required for each type of business and for each place of business located within Vernal City.
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.

The fee for the Standard License is 50.00 with 3.00 dollars per full time employee working 35 hours or more; two (2) part time employees equal one (1) full-time employee. *All Regular Business license shall pay the enhanced service license fee for at least one full-time employee. The license is renewable every January.

Applications can be downloaded by clicking on the appropriate link below.

Commercial Business License Application

Home Occupation Business License Application

Temporary Sales Event Application

Temporary Sales Event Checklist

Temporary Alcoholic Beverage License

Door to Door Solicitor's Permit

Taxi Cab Operator Permit Application

Taxi Cab Owner

Request for Exemption

****NOTE-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.


Utah State Agencies

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


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


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


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


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

Special Event Unit
(801) 297-6303