Business Licenses

Welcome to the Layton City Business License application page and thank you for your interest in locating your business in Layton City. If you are a new business in Layton, or an existing business simply looking to renew your business license, then you have come to the right place! A valid Layton City business license is required for all businesses located within the Layton City incorporated limits and Layton City requires all businesses to have a business license prior to operating.

PLEASE scroll down and review the various resources we have provided BEFORE you apply for your license.

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Business License Resources

PLEASE review the following resources BEFORE you apply for your business license. The information with the links below will help you prepare to apply for your business license. More information will be provided when you hover over each title bar below, and you may click on the title bar of each resource to be directed to each respective website. If you need assistance during this process, please contact Jocelyn Rivera at (801) 336-3788 or send an email to businesslicensing@laytoncity.org.

Utah Department of Commerce: Business Name Registration

Types of business registrations are: profit and non-profit corporations, limited liability companies, limited partnerships, limited liability partnerships, general partnerships, sole proprietors who have an assumed name, business trusts, real estate investment trusts, and any other assumed business name. Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM; Phone Number: (801) 530-6701 Heber M. Wells Building, 160 E 300 S, Salt Lake City Utah 84111 Online Registration: https://corporations.utah.gov/online_bus_reg.html

Online Registration

Internal Revenue Services (IRS) - Federal Employer Identification Number (EIN)

Employer Identification Numbers issued for the purpose of tax administration and are not intended for participation in any other activities (e.g., tax lien auction or sales, lotteries, etc.) Monday – Friday, 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM; 178 S Rio Grande St., Salt Lake City Utah 84101 Online registration: https://sa.www4.irs.gov/modiein/individual/index.jsp

Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing (DOPL)

State Licensing for Contractors, Cosmetologist, Therapist, etc. Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM; Phone Number: (801)530-6628 160 E 300 S, Salt Lake City Utah 84111 https://dopl.utah.gov/

Layton City - Zoning Department

Contact the Community & Economic Development Dept. to ensure your business is located in an approved zone. Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM; Phone Number: (801)336-3780; 437 N Wasatch Dr., Layton Utah 84041 https://www.laytoncity.org/LC/PlanningZoning

You may look up your property and its zoning designation HERE.

Utah State Tax Commission - Sales Tax Number

Sales Tax Account numbers provided for certain businesses dealing with sales of tangible or intangible objects. Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM; Salt Lake City Office: (801)297-2200 or (800)662-4335, 210 N 1950 W Salt Lake City Utah 84134 Ogden City Office: (801)626-3460, 2540 Washington Blvd., Ogden Utah 84401 https://tap.tax.utah.gov/TaxExpress/_/ – If you need help to set up TAP, please call (801)297-7703

Davis County Health Department - Health Department Permit

for Health Inspection for a Food Establishment, Nursing Home, Daycare Facility, etc. Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM; Phone Number: (801)525-5000 22 State St., Clearfield Utah 84015 https://www.daviscountyutah.gov/health/landing-pages/obtain-a-permit

Child Care Licensing Program

Regulates Child Care Centers and Family Child Care providers. Child Care means continuous care and supervision of five or more qualifying children in lieu of parental care. Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM; Phone Number: (801) 273-6617 44 Mario Capecchi Dr., Salt Lake City Utah 84108 https://childcarelicensing.utah.gov/

Utah Department of Agriculture and Food

Permits for Cannabis Programs, Pesticides and Baked/Cooked Foods. Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM; Phone Number: (801)538-7100 350 N Redwood Rd, PO BOX 146500, Salt Lake City Utah 84114-6500 www.ag.utah.gov

Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (UDABC)

Alcohol Licenses Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM; Phone Number: (801) 977-6800 1625 S 900 W, Salt Lake City Utah 84104 www.abc.utah.gov

Cigarette & Tobacco Taxes - Utah State Tax Commission

Sale of cigarettes and/or tobacco requires a license from the Utah State Tax Commission. Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM; Salt Lake City Office: (801)297-2200 or (800)662-4335, 210 N 1950 W, Salt Lake City Utah 84134 https://tax.utah.gov/tobacco

Charities & Non-Profit Organizations

Contact the IRS for information about charities and non-profit organizations. Monday – Friday, 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM; 178 S Rio Grande St., Salt Lake City Utah 84101 https://www.irs.gov/charities-and-nonprofits

Utah Department of Public Safety/Utah Bureau of Criminal Identification

Concealed Firearms Permit & Criminal History Disclosure. Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM; Phone Number: (801) 965-4445 3888 West 5400 South, Taylorsville Utah 84129 https://bci.utah.gov/

Utah Labor Commission - Labor Laws

For information on Wages, Worker’s Comp, Workplace Safety and more. Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM; Phone Number: (801) 530-6800 160 East 300 South 3rd Floor, Salt Lake City Utah 84114 https://laborcommission.utah.gov/

Utah Department of Human Services Licensing

Licenses for utilizing rules established with community support, to protect the dependent and vulnerable citizens of Utah. Licensing Rules enforced by State Law require licenses to comply with Local, State and Federal Rules and Laws. Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM; Phone Number: (801) 538-4171 195 N 1950 W, Salt Lake City Utah 84116 https://hslic.utah.gov/

Utah Governer's Office of Economic Development

The Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) charter is based on the Governor’s commitment to economic development statewide. The mandate for this office is to provide rich business resources for the creation, growth and recruitment of companies to Utah and to increase tourism and film production in the state.  Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM;  Phone Number: (801) 538-8680 (call or text)  60 East South Temple, Suite 300 Salt Lake City, Utah 84111-1004  https://business.utah.gov/

USA Small Business Administration - Utah

The Utah Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) have training, tools, and access to consultants to help business owners succeed in starting, growing and transitioning their businesses. With free, confidential consultation and free or low-cost training, Utah’s SBDC Network is here to help you. Assisting business owners at any stage of their business, the SBDC’s certified business consultants are here to answer your questions.  450 Simmons Way Kaysville, UT 84037 Phone: (801) 643-0424 https://utahsbdc.org/2018/10/25/kaysville/

Davis County Economic Development

Recently, the Davis County Planning, Economic Development, and Tourism Departments joined forces to form the Davis County Community and Economic Development Department. These three areas work hand in hand to help make our community strong and economically stable.  61 South Main Street #304; Phone Number: 801 451.3279  https://www.daviscountyutah.gov/ced/home

Davis Technical College Business Resource Center

The Davis Technical College Business Resource Center provides quality educational, consulting and mentoring services for entrepreneurs in Davis and Morgan Counties. Free consulting services through Small Business Development Center (SBDC) are available.  450 Simmons Way Kaysville, UT 84037; Phone Number: 801-593-2299  http://brc.davistech.edu/

A valid Layton City business license is required for all businesses located within the Layton City incorporated limits.  “Business” means all kinds of vocations, occupations, professions, enterprises, establishments, services provided, and all other kinds of commercial activities and matters, including the keeping of a machine, which are conducted for private profit or benefit, either directly or indirectly, on any premises in the City or anywhere else within its jurisdiction.

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