|Business License Application|
|Business Licensing Process|
|d/b/a Partnership Application|
|d/b/a Sole Proprietor Application|
|d/b/a Withdrawal Application|
The City Clerks Business License Administrator is responsible for issuing all business licenses for Portland. To contact the Business License Administrator call 874-8557.
Regardless of the type of business license applied for, if the applicant intends to operate as a sole proprietor or a partnership, a d/b/a (doing business as) must be filed. The d/b/a filing fee is $10.00.
During your site selection process, it is important to contact the City Treasury Division, room 102 City Hall (207) 874-8856, to determine any outstanding taxes or sewer fees on the property. Any outstanding fees will affect your ability to obtain your business license until they are brought current.
With the exception of those business licenses listed below, businesses located within the City of Portland are NOT required to hold a municipal business license.
Prior to receiving a city license to conduct a business, most business types listed below require an inspection from the City from either the Fire Department, Code (Health) Department or Police Department. Questions regarding applications and fee schedules for the types of business licenses listed below should be directed to the City Clerk's Department.
All business licenses require a $35.00 application fee. However, if you are
applying for multiple licenses at the same time, only one $35.00 fee is
required. All fees, applications and licenses must be paid on an annual basis.
Renewal application fees are $25.00.
PLEASE DO NOT SEND CASH IN THE MAIL.
|Dance Hall Concert Hall|
|Entertainment and Dancing (Supplemental)|
|Farmer Market License|
|Farmer Market Regulations|
|Flea Market Operator Application|
|Flea Market Seller License Application|
|Food Service License|
|Going Out of Business Sale|
|Liquor License Renewal Process|
|Massage Therapist / Establishment Combined|
|Merry-Go-Round & Other Rides|
|Mobile Food Service License|
|Mobile Food Service Rules & Regs - Food Trucks|
|Mobile Food Service Rules & Regs - Pushcarts|
|Mobile Unit Compliance Handout|
|Outdoor Dining Application and Checklist|
|Second Hand Dealer /Junk Collector|
|Scrap Metal Recycling Facility|
|Single Concert / Dance Permit|
|Street Artists Rules & Regulations|
|Street Goods Vendor|
|Temporary Food Service Instructions|
|Temporary Food Service License|
|Towing / Wrecker Service License|
|Transient Seller's Permit|