The Business License Division assists business owners in obtaining their business license as well as a multitude of other services. We issue permits for various events such as group events, single event permits, garage sales, busker permits, extended operating hours permits and vehicles for hire permits. This division administers the Business License Ordinance according to the law and enforces it in a reasonable and non-arbitrary manner to all who are subject to this ordinance.
This Division is responsible for the collection of:
* Business License Fees
The deadline for renewing business licenses was April 15.
Starting August 17, a 25% late penalty will be assessed on fees due and each month or portion thereof an additional 5% percent will be added or accrued.
1339 Main Street (First Floor)
Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Our mailing address is: P.O. Box 147, Columbia, SC 29217.