City Business License
Any business or business entity engaged in any occupation, trade, profession, or other business activity conducted for gain or profit in the City, except those activities that qualify as a transient business, shall obtain a business license. The fee for those licenses shall remain the same as they were this past calendar year: The current fee is $75 for Full Time (January-December); $37.50 for Part Time or Occasional; and $100 for Mobile Vendors (Food Trucks). Contact City Hall at (859) 498-8725 if you have any questions. ORDINANCE 13-2019 BUSINESS LICENSE REQUIREMENT AND FEE.pdf
Business license application - Business License Application.pdf
The following businesses have not obtained/renewed Business License for 2021: 2021 Delinquent Business License List.pdf
Summer is here at that means FOOD TRUCKS! Although food trucks are welcome, there are steps that must be taken to receive permission to operate within the city limits. MOBILE FOOD UNIT VENDOR ORDINANCE.pdf
1. If you are setting up on private property, you must receive permission from the property owner.
2. You must obtain an inspection from the Health Department and the Fire Department.
3. You must possess general liability insurance.
4. You are required to obtain a BUSINESS LICENSE (see above) from the City. To obtain a license, you must present proof of items #1-3 with application.
5. Food trucks are required to collect a restaurant tax. The City Clerk can provide you the required paperwork for submission.
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