Business License FAQ’s:
Who is required to obtain a business license with the City of Sheffield?
All persons, firms, corporations, or businesses located inside the City of Sheffield, or outside the city but conducting a trade, business, commerce, occupation, profession, exhibition, vocation, or performing services in the city.
When should I purchase a business license?
Prior to beginning operations. Renewals are due in January each year and expire December 31.
Where do I purchase a business license?
The City Clerk’s Office at 600 N. Montgomery Avenue.
What if I have two locations where I do business?
Each license is location specific. A separate business license must be purchased for each location.
How much will a license cost?
Most licenses are based on gross receipts. You can contact the Revenue Officer for a fee schedule for your type of business.
Will I receive a bill for renewal of my business license?
Yes, renewal applications are sent out in December each year and are due in January. You have the option of having it mailed, e-mailed, or faxed.
Where can I get a business license application?
One is available online. Just look under FORMS. You may also pick one up in our office or call and one can be faxed or e-mailed to you.