Business Licensing

Obtaining a business license is an important and fulfilling step in your journey to becoming a business owner. We are here to help you along the way! Our business license regulations can be found in Section 5 of the Municipal Code 

HOW TO OPEN A BUSINESS IN VERNAL

1. REGISTER YOUR BUSINESS


The State of Utah has developed a OneStop Online Business Registration Website that streamlines the process of registering a new business. The site is available 24 hours a day. It will guide you through a series of questions designed to comply with federal and state government registration requirements. 
NOTE: When your Utah State registration is completed, you'll receive the necessary licenses/registrations and account numbers. You will need to print a copy or save a PDF of those documents. To submit with your Vernal City Business License Application.

2. FILL OUT A VERNAL CITY BUSINESS LICENSE APPLICATION

3. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS (IF APPLICABLE)

HEALTH CERTIFICATE 

If the nature of your business is any of the following, you will need to contact TriCounty Health Department to complete all of their requirements.

  • Any business that serves and/or makes food or handles unpackaged foods in any way
  • Pools or spas that will have public access
  • Tattooing or piercing establishments
  • Tanning beds open to the public
  • Underground storage of gas for public access
  • Used oil collection sites 

The Utah Division of Occupational & Professional Licensing

(DOPL) regulates over 60 occupations and professions. To determine if your occupation, profession, or business is regulated by DOPL check this list or call (866)275-3675. 


Specific types of business may have additional requirements. 

Call (435) 781-7143 or email rtribe@vernalcity.org for details.