City of Poulsbo, Washington

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Business Licenses

The City of Poulsbo is participating in a joint business licensing program with the State of Washington Business Licensing Service. Most businesses may now apply online for the City of Poulsbo and various state and local agencies (including Department of Revenue, Secretary of State, Employment Security, Labor & Industry, and Department of Licensing and other municipalities) using a single form with addendum pages for each participating municipality.

You will receive one Business License from the State showing both your city and state business licenses.

To register your business with the City and State:

Visit the City of Poulsbo License Information PageYou will be instructed how to apply online or by mail.  Questions about the Business License Application form or the Addendum form should be directed to the Department of Revenue at 1-800-451-7985.

The Department of Revenue has a free, new iPhone and iPad app to help contractors, retailers, and delivery persons find the right local sales tax rate.

It’s instant and easy to send information from the job site from anywhere in Washington you have wireless service.

Effective:  November 9, 2011

License Fees

New application $65.00 (plus $15.00 State application fee)
Annual Renewal $65.00 (plus $9.00 State processing fee)
Special Event $25.00
Temporary $20.00 **
Non-Profit $0.00


** Temporary Business Licenses are available, however they are only valid any fourteen days within a three month period and are non-renewable.


Temporary Business License Application



PMC 5.04 (Business Licenses)
PMC 18.48.150 (Home Occupations)

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Animal Licenses - PMC 6.08

pdf Animal License application
pdf Animal License information

All dogs and cats over the age of six months residing within the city limits of Poulsbo are required to be licensed. Animal licenses are valid from the time they are issued through the following June. Renewals are due by the end of June.

License fees:
Spayed/Neutered $10.00
Not Spayed/Neutered $35.00

Spayed/Neutered $5.00
Not Spayed/Neutered $35.00

Permanent License Fee: **
Spayed/Neutered Dogs $6.00
Spayed/Neutered Cats $3.00

Lost/Replacement Tags $3.00

** Permanent Licenses are for residents over the age of 65 or for low-income disabled residents. Animals must be altered and any one person may not have more than 3 permanent licenses.

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pdf Pawnbroker License Application
pdf Individual Peddler Information Form
pdf Peddler Licence Application


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