The Business License Division assists business owners in obtaining their business license as well as a multitude of other services. We issue permits for various events such as group events, single event permits, garage sales, busker permits, extended operating hours permits and vehicles for hire permits. This division administers the Business License Ordinance according to the law and enforces it in a reasonable and non-arbitrary manner to all who are subject to this ordinance.
This Division is responsible for the collection of:
* Business License Fees
Beginning on April 16, 2014, a late penalty of five percent (5%) of the unpaid fee for each month or portion thereof is due until paid.
1339 Main Street (First Floor)
Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Our mailing address is: P.O. Box 147, Columbia, SC 29217.