- Each person, firm, corporation or other business entity must obtain a City of Pelham business license prior to conducting business activity in the City of Pelham.
- The license year is January 1 through December 31. Business license renewals are due January 1 and delinquent after January 31 each year.
- Proof of State certification is required for certain classifications. For additional license information call 205-620-6480 or fax 205-663-3116.
- Cash, check and credit cards are the accepted forms of payment. Credit card services provider charges 3.5%.
- Inspections from both the Building Department and Fire Department must be made prior to occupancy and the issuance of a business license.
- When completing the license application, the business must also complete an inspection request form and pay the required inspection fee.
- Once both inspections have been made and approval is given, the business license will be issued and the business can occupy the location.
- If you have questions about the process or code requirements please call City Hall at 205-620-6400 or the Fire Department at 205-620-6500.
- Business License Ordinance (PDF)