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11930 Cyrus Way
Mukilteo, WA 98275
Phone: 425.263.8039

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Business Licenses

Thank you for your interest in conducting business within Mukilteo.  Title 5.04 of the Mukilteo Municipal Code requires that any person who conducts, operates, or engages in any business activities within the city shall obtain a Mukilteo business license.  The term "business" includes without limitation:

  • All activities, occupations, pursuits, sales, services or professions engaged in or on premises located within the city with the object of gain, benefit, advantage or profit to the business enterprise or person, or to another person or class, directly or indirectly, regardless of where their permanent location of business is located;
  • The rental and/or leasing of commercial or industrial properties and the rental and/or leasing of residential dwelling units;
  • Business activities of nonresidential businesses and specifically:
    a.  sales or services that are solicited or performed by the physical presence of business representatives within the city;
    b.  general and speciality contractors who perform work in or on premises located within the city.



The application form should be completed in its entirety and returned along with any supporting documentation and the applicable license fees to the city prior to commencing business operations. License fees are provided on the application forms.

City of Mukilteo
Attention:  Business License Department
11930 Cyrus Way
Mukilteo, WA  98275

For additional information on the type of business license application needed, click on the General Information link.


Standard Business License Application
  for General and Home Occupations businesses

Non-Resident Contractor License Application
  for general and speciality contractors who perform work in or on premises located within the city

Small Business License Application
 for any business that has an annual gross income of $5000 or less

Temporary Business License Application
  for businesses operating from a fixed location for up to thirty (30) days but not more than sixty (60) days within any calendar year

Canvasser Peddler - Form A

Amusement Centers and Amusement Devices
 contact the Business License Department for more information on applying for this type of Business License


Standard Worksheet  2015   2014    2013       
for all businesses that are not  Non-Resident, DSHS-Adult Family Home, Taxi or Vehicle-For Hire, or  Small Business

Non-Resident Contractor Worksheet  2015   2014    2013      

Small Business Worksheet   2015   2014    2013        
   for any business that has an annual gross income of $5000 or less

DSHS Adult Family Home Worksheet  2015   2014    2013       

Taxi or Vehicle-For-Hire Worksheet   2015   2014    2013      


FTE Quarterly Reporting Form
 for businesses who elect to pay FTE fees on a quarterly basis - see General Information link for details




After receiving a completed application packet, the Business License department will forward a copy to Building, Fire, Planning, and any other appropriate department which has the duty of enforcing the city regulations and ordinances.  After review of the application and any additional information that may be required, including inspection of the premises proposed to be operated when deemed necessary, a license will be issued or the application denied depending on the results of the review.  The decision of the city shall be rendered within forty-five (45) days of the date of filing of the completed application.

NOTE:  Neither the filing of an application nor payment of the license fee shall authorize a person to engage in or conduct business activities until such license has been granted.

Business Licensing Contact Information

General Licensing Requirements

Building Codes 425.263.8000
Land Use / Parking / Sign Codes 425.263.8000



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