Different business application forms are available for the three following business types:
1) Firework Stand
2) Outdoor Food Vendors
3) Home Occupations
Business have two ways to apply:
1) A business can submit its application online; after the application is reviewed and approved, the applicant may make payment in person, by phone with credit card payment or check via mail. Please see NOTE in #2.
2) A business can print a paper application as found HERE. Applicant must complete all sections on the application. After the application is reviewed, the applicant may pay by mail or in person. NOTE: If your business is moving or has moved, into an exsiting building, you are required to fill out a Change of Occupancy form FIRST. Your site must be inspected by both the Building Inspector and the Code Enforcement Officer before a business license can be issued. The fee is $100.00 and includes the cost of the inspections. Once approved, you will receive a Certificate of Occupancy and then your business license can be issued for an additional fee.
All new businesses will need to meet certain requirements in order to have a clean inspection from The Code Enforcement Officer.
Click to download the New Business Checklist.
NOTE: INCOMPLETE PAPER APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE PROCESSED
The fees for business licenses are found by clicking HERE.
Existing business in the City of Tontitown will need to renew their business license between June 1 - June 30 of each year. The city will mail an invoice for renewal each year.
Penalties will apply if renewals are not paid before June 30 and existing businesses operating in the City of Tontitown without a business license are subject to late penalties and late fees as found HERE.
NOTE: Applications are best viewed from desktop computers, not mobile devices.