The Town of Paradise Valley requires all persons who practice, transact or carry on any trade, calling, profession, occupation, or business within the municipal limits of the Town of Paradise Valley to obtain a business license (PDF). This is limited to business that have a physical location within the Town.
All business classes fall under the same general business license requirement. The following exemptions apply:
- Non-profit fraternal and service clubs, bona fide religious organizations, and agencies of any federal, state or local governments, and all educational institutions
- Non-profit private clubs where a basic membership fee covers the cost of the use of the facilities
- Fund raising projects of non-profit and bona fide religious organizations
- Any person whose primary business location is outside the municipal limits of the Town.
Pursuant to the Arizona Legal Workers Act (A.R.S. §41-1080), applicants applying for a license as an individual/sole proprietor must present evidence indicating that the individual's presence in the United States is authorized under federal law. Applicants covered under this law must provide a legible photocopy of one of the documents listed in A.R.S. §41-1080.
Processing Time-frames (PDF) - (A.R.S. Title 9, Chapter 7, Article 4)
The fee for a business license application if $25.00. Approved licenses are valid for one calendar year expiring on December 31 of each year. You may download the application (PDF) from this page and return it by mail along with a check for $25.00 made out to the Town of Paradise Valley. If approved, a license will be mailed to the business address. You may also renew your license online.
Cancellation or Nonrenewal of a Business License
If you seek to either cancel or not renew your current business license, email the Deputy Town Clerk Tim Gomez at TGomez@paradisevalleyaz.gov. In the email, state your business license and your physical address.