- What is required to open up a business at a commercial location?
Fire inspection ($75.00 fee); zoning certificate ($125.00 fee); business tax receipt application and fee; fictitious name registration or cover page to articles of incorporation; food inspection if serving food (1-850-487-1395) and a state license if required for your profession. The forms for fire inspection, zoning certificate and business tax receipt can be downloaded from this website under occupational.
- What is required to open a business from your home in Collier County?
Home zoning certificate ($50.00 fee); business tax receipt application and fee; state license if required for your profession; fictitious name registration or cover page to articles of incorporation.
- What is required to open up a business in the City of Naples?
Both a City and County license. The City license should be purchased first then we require a copy of your city license to issue a county license. Their phone number is the city is 239-213-1800.
- What is required to open a business in the City of Marco Island?
You first must obtain your zoning certificate for either a home occupation or commercial location from the City of Marco at 239-389-5000;business tax receipt application with our fee;fictitious name registration or cover page to article of incorporation;state license if profession requires and fire inspection from the Marco Island Fire Dept. if business is at a commercial location. Phone number for Marco Fire Dept. is 239-389-5040.
- If I move my business from one commercial location to another do I need another zoning certificate and fire inspection?
- If I purchase a business from someone else what is required to transfer his or her license(s)?
Their current business tax receipt(s); a bill of sale or closing statement; new fire inspection if commercial location; health inspection if serving food; copy of state license if profession requires ones; fictitious name registration or cover page to articles of incorporation showing the new owners name.
- Do I need a permit from HRS to open a day care?
Yes, their phone number is 239-348-1341.
- How can I register my business name?
Either on line at www.sunbiz.org or call 1-850-245-6000.
- If I am repairing cars/motorcycles do a need a state license?
Yes, contact the Department of Agriculture at 1-800-435-7352.
- To obtain an business tax receipt is a social security or FEIN # (Federal Employee Identification Number) required?
Yes, one or the other.