Business Licenses

Business licenses

A Glendale Business License is required for any person or business with a physical business location in Glendale city limits. A separate business license is needed for all separate locations in Glendale except commercial rentals.

The initial license fee is $25 and is required to be renewed every year. The annual renewal fee is $25.

*NOTE* Businesses subject to Transaction Privilege (Sales) Tax will need to apply for a transaction privilege (TPT) license in addition to applying for a Glendale Business License. To apply for a TPT license, please contact the Arizona Department of Revenue at

Business License Approval Process

The Glendale Business License will be processed by the departments listed below for license approval.   To avoid delays in the approval of a business license, please contact the appropriate city department to see if any additional documents/permits are required.

Before applying for a Glendale business license, please review:


If you are a Glendale business and need to apply for or renew your business license here is brief video tutorial of the new automated SmartGov system.