Business Licenses

Welcome to the City of Flagstaff Business Licensing Program

The Business Licensing Program is responsible for:
  • Licensing local businesses, including liquor licensing
  • Coordinating efforts with code enforcement for business compliance
  • Providing statistical information for city management and the community

How to Obtain a License

The Business Licensing Program endeavors to provide outstanding customer service to local businesses operating in the Flagstaff community.

The City of Flagstaff requires businesses that are conducting business that provide service only within the city limits to obtain a business license. You may apply for a business license by visiting us in the lobby of City Hall, 211 W. Aspen Ave, or download an application here.

Please remember that it is unlawful for any service oriented business to operate within the City limits without first having procured a current business license from the City of Flagstaff.

For additional information or questions on how to apply for a new business license or to renew your business license, please contact us at (928) 213-2231 or email

Useful Links for Businesses

For additional information about starting, operating and growing a business, visit the Arizona Commerce Authority website at Their free online Checklist Program is designed to help you easily navigate information on what you need to know, who you need to contact and where you need to go to license your business in Arizona. It also includes contact information for statewide resources and assistance to accelerate your business growth.