All businesses, unless exempt, are required to obtain a license if they are:
Located within Puyallup city limits, or
Conducting business within Puyallup city limits
Who is exempt from city business licensing?
Some businesses may be exempt from Puyallup city licensing fees and some may be exempt from all Puyallup city licensing requirements. Please see Puyallup Municipal Code 5.04 for exemptions.
Am I located within City Limits?
Before applying for a City of Puyallup business license, please verify that your business is located within Puyallup city limits.
You can verify if your business is within City limits by viewing the map (PDF) to the right, or by using our interactive map and entering your address. If you are still uncertain, please call the City at (253) 841-5474.