General Licensing Requirements

To Apply for a License


A City of Oneonta application for city business license and taxes can be obtained here

Upon receipt of a completed license application, the Revenue Department will determine the proper license classification for each business and determine the types of taxes that each business will be required to remit to the City of Oneonta.

The city’s license year runs from January 1 through December 31 with all City of Oneonta business licenses expiring on December 31 of each year - regardless of the date issued.

Multiple Licenses


Any person or entity, which is operating two or more businesses, vocations, occupations, or professions is required to file separate applications and obtain separate business licenses for each line of business, vocation, occupation or profession in which they are engaged.

License Classifications


The City of Oneonta issues business licenses based on classifications. Contact the City of Oneonta Revenue Officer for a determination of the proper classification.  205-274-2135 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

To Renew an Active License or Re-activate an Inactive License


To renew an active or inactive business license click here.

 

For more information you may contact the City of Oneonta's Revenue Officer at 205-274-2135 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..