Business Tax Receipts

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Business Tax Receipts
City Hall - 120 Malabar Road
Palm Bay, FL 32907
(321) 952-3419

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


***** EFFECTIVE July 1, 2017  ALL businesses who use a Fictitious Name (also known as a DBA) MUST submit a copy of their Fictitious Name Registration when applying for or renewing their Business Tax Receipt.  If you do not have one, please visit or call 850.245.6059 for information on how to obtain one.  ******


To pay for your Business Tax Receipt renewal, you will need your Business Control No. and the Annual Receipt Fee amount provided on the renewal notice sent via mail or you may contact Customer Service at 321-952-3419 to obtain this information. Pay Now

Our Finance Department is responsible for the issuance and collection of all Business Tax Receipts under the authority of Chapter 110 of the City of Palm Bay Code of Ordinance.

Service is provided Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Customer Service counter located in the lobby of City Hall, 120 Malabar Road SE. Our phone number is (321) 952-3419. Business Tax Receipt renewals can be paid online. Pay BTR.

An application fee and receipt fee are required in order to process applications. The receipt fee is non-refundable once an application is submitted for processing unless the application is denied. Persons licensed by the State of Florida or certified by Brevard County must provide a copy of all applicable licenses and/or certifications at the time application is made.   Please allow 10 -14 days for processing. Incomplete applications may result in additional processing time. Applications

We will mail your Business Tax Receipt or you  may pick it up once approved. Upon receipt of the City of Palm Bay’s Business Tax Receipt, you will need to contact the Brevard County Tax Office, 450 Cogan Dr SE, Palm Bay or call (321)952-6325 to obtain your Brevard County Business Tax Receipt.

Businesses needing to make changes of location, changes in ownership, a name change, the sale of a business or closure of a business, please email our office at

On November 17, 2005, the City of Palm Bay adopted Ordinance 2005-76. The ordinance makes it unlawful for any sexual predator or sexual offender to work in certain locations. See Notice to Businesses (Commercial Business Applicants), and Sexual Offenders (Home Business Applicants).

Construction & Demolition Debris Collection

All Construction and Demolition Debris Collection and Disposal Businesses operating within the City of Palm Bay are required to apply for and operate under a Non-Exclusive Franchise. The franchise(s) will be granted for a time period of five (5) years. A franchise will be required in addition to any license(s) or Business Tax Receipts which otherwise may be required by law. An application fee in the amount of five hundred dollars ($500) will be required upon submission of the application.

Construction and Demolition Debris Collection and Disposal Businesses operating within the City limits of Palm Bay without a Non-Exclusive Franchise will be considered in violation of the City of Palm Bay Code of Ordinances. Application