Business Licenses

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  • Ambulance Service Adobe Acrobat Icon: For businesses to provide a specially equipped motor vehicle for carrying sick or injured people, usually to a hospital.
  • For Hire Business Adobe Acrobat Icon: For businesses that convey passengers in a for-hire vehicle in the City of Pasco (i.e., a taxi or limousine service). This license is required whether or not the operator's business office is located within the City of Pasco.
  • For Hire Drivers Adobe Acrobat Icon: For any person driving a for-hire vehicle (i.e., a taxi or limousine driver, or any for-hire vehicle used for conveying passengers in the City of Pasco).
  • Fire Safety Inspection Program Adobe Acrobat Icon: The City has reinitiated a fire inspection program for "moderate" and "high" hazard businesses. There will be a fee added to licenses for those businesses.
  • Home-Based Business Adobe Acrobat Icon: For businesses located at your residence within Pasco city limits.
  • Home-Based Business Inspection Adobe Acrobat Icon: The area of your home where you will conduct your business activity needs to be inspected.
  • In-City Business Adobe Acrobat Icon: For businesses that have a physical location within Pasco city limits that is not a residence.
  • In-City Business Inspection Adobe Acrobat Icon: Your business will need to be inspected to insure your business meets appropriate codes. Download this flyer for more information.
  • Mobile Vendor Adobe Acrobat Icon: For itinerant vendors who will be moving about the city (i.e., an ice cream truck or a push cart).
  • Non-Profit Business Adobe Acrobat Icon : For non-profit organizations registered with the State of Washington that have a physical location within Pasco City limits (i.e., churches, political organizations, and charitable organizations).
  • Out of City Business Adobe Acrobat Icon: For businesses that do not have a physical location within Pasco city limits, but conduct business within the city limits.
  • Recreational/Medical Marijuana: The City is not accepting applications for business licenses or land use permits for the production, processing or retail sales of recreational or medical marijuana. More information can be found here.
  • Rental Dwellings Adobe Acrobat Icon: For owners of rental dwellings that are available for rent, lease, or let to the public.
  • Solicitors Adobe Acrobat Icon: For a person who goes from house-to-house or place-to-place offering goods or services for sale within Pasco city limits.
  • Special Events Adobe Acrobat Icon: For special events to be held within Pasco city limit, including but not limited to concerts, demonstrations, parades, public dances, athletic events, festivals, and temporary special sales events.
  • Stationary Vendors Adobe Acrobat Icon: For itinerant vendors located in 1 place (for example, a taco truck).

For more information on these licenses, please contact Customer Service at (509) 545-3488.