Business Licensing

WAIVED: Business License Renewal Penalty Fees

Your business’s continued success during this unprecedented time is of upmost importance to us. To assist in getting our economy back to pre COVID-19 economic output levels, we will be waiving all business license renewal penalty fees for currently expired licenses from February 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020. Learn more.

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COVID-19 UPDATE: JULY 6, 2020 

Read the latest guidelines for conducting business with Draper City’s Community Development Department. View Update.

View Salt Lake County’s latest health orders. Learn more.

STEPS TO OPEN A BUSINESS IN DRAPER CITY

  1. Complete a Location Verification Request. Whether you have a new business, or just relocating, we want to help make sure that you are legally able to conduct business in your future location.
  2. Ensure you have registered your business with the state. The State of Utah has developed a One-Stop Online Business Registration website that streamlines the process of registering a new business. The site is available 24 hours a day. It will guide you through a series of questions designed to comply with federal and state government registration requirements.
  3. Check IRS online for Employer Identification Numbers (EIN) requirements. EIN's are issued for the purpose of tax administration. 
  4. Apply for Draper City Business License
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Before applying for a business license, complete a Location Verification Request to verify this location meets Draper City Code for your business.

The State of Utah provides step-by- step instructions on How to Start a Business and answers many questions about doing Business in Utah.  This valuable resource can provide up-to-date information on state taxes, current laws and regulations, and Federal programs that may be available to assist the business owner. 

The following information is a guide to assist you in establishing, or relocating, your business in Draper City limits. If you have questions regarding the submission of your application, please do not hesitate to contact our office. You may reach us by telephone, mail, email or by stopping by City Hall in person.