Thank you for choosing to open and operate your business in the City of Mesquite! The business licensing office wishes to offer assistance with the business licensing requirements.
Any and all individuals and businesses that seek to do business in the City of Mesquite must complete a City of Mesquite Business License Application
Businesses located within the City of Mesquite limits require a building and fire inspection prior to the issuance of the business license. The purpose of the inspection is to ensure the business location is in compliance with fire, building and safety codes. Please complete this application if your business location is within the City of Mesquite limits.
To change the address to your business license, mailing address or name change; please complete this application. (Zoning approval is required to change the location of business within the city limits; as well as, a building and fire inspection. Please complete the Certificate of Occupancy application for the building and fire inspection.)
Of those individuals and businesses, any that are requesting a gaming or liquor license must also complete the corresponding license and background paperwork.
Pawnshops and secondhand dealers must also complete a separate license and background application.
Peddlers, Solicitors and Temporary Merchants also require a separate license background application.
To apply for a Special Event Permit, please complete the Special Event Application. Please submit the application and all required information to the the Business Licensing Department no later than 30 days prior to the scheduled event to allow adequate time for various City Departments to review the details of the permit.
Those individuals that wish to rent out their home for fewer than 27 consecutive days must apply for a Vacation Home Rental Business
License. Please complete the enclosed application to apply for the business license.
Every owner/operator of a vacation home/transient lodging business shall, in addition to any other license tax, pay room tax as required by the Business License Ordinance, Chapter 2 Taxes, Article A. Room Tax. Payment shall be paid to the city at the first day of the month and is delinquent after the tenth of the month. Tax is due on the total rental charge, which includes any amounts required to be paid by the occupant as a condition of the use or occupancy of the accommodation.
Read the proposed amendments and letter sent to those businesses that may be affected by the adoption of the proposed business license amendments.
Please contact the Business License Office if you need further assistance or your question was not answered. Thank you once again for choosing Mesquite as the place to open and operate your business. We wish you success!
Business Licensing Contact Information
10 E. Mesquite Blvd., Mesquite, NV 89027
702-346-2835 ext 3305
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