Thank you for your interest in locating your business in Vernal City! 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, occupation, profession, or activity engaged in the purpose of gain or economic profit. Our regulations are found in Section 5 of the Municipal Code. 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.
BUSINESS LICENSE RENEWALS Renewal notices are sent as a reminder, but you are ultimately responsible for ensuring timely renewal payments. License renewals are due on January 1, of each year. A 25% delinquent late fee assessed on accounts 30 days past due. After 60 days, an additional 25% delinquent penalty is assessed. Any delinquency after 60 days is forwarded to the Legal Department.