Business License Regulations

This page provides a basic description of Longview's business licensing requirements. It also provides information on Certificate of Occupancy and Fire Safety Permit requirements for businesses located in Longview. This material is intended for general informational purposes only. It is current at the time of publication but is subject to change as City Ordinances are enacted or repealed.

Additional information relating to your business license may be obtained by calling Longview City Hall, business license desk or Email B&O Tax Department.

City Licensing Procedures

  1. Application Forms
  2. Certificate of Occupancy
  3. Change of Address
  4. Change of Ownership
  5. Community Development
  6. Fire & Life Safety Permit
  7. Home Occupations
  8. Issuance of License

An application form for a city business license may be obtained by completing the Master Business License Application online. If you are renewing a business license, an online renewal process is also available.


The business license fee is $50 per calendar year.