Section 7.01 of the City of Beaverton Municipal Code requires that anyone engaging in any business within the city limits is required to pay a business license fee unless specifically exempt by state or federal statute.
The business license fee is based on a calendar year with a December 31st expiration date. New businesses operating in Beaverton after June 30th of the current year will pay 1/2 of the fee. Thereafter, the annual business tax shall be due in full by January 31st each year.
The City of Beaverton honors Metro’s Construction and Landscaping Business License. Check with Metro for more information. Applications are available in English and in Spanish. The forms can be turned in here. They will be forwarded to Metro.
There is a fee increase beginning on January 1, 2016. See Fact Sheet for more information.
You can use our online Business License Application or download the following PDF forms and mail them in with your check: