A Business Tax Receipt (known as an Occupational License until 2006) is required for any business located in Daytona Beach Shores. This includes home-based business offices and persons with individual state licenses - except real estate agents. Business Tax Receipts must be obtained annually and are valid from October 1st to September 30th. Renewals are sent out each year in late July or early August. Documents required to be submitted with each Business Tax Receipt application are listed at the top of the application.
Certificates of Use:
The Certificate of Use requirement for all new commercial businesses opening in Daytona Beach Shores was initiated in 2009. Business name and/or ownership changes also trigger the need to obtain a Certificate of Use. Certificates of Use are issued after zoning and parking requirements have been verified, a valid lease or deed is confirmed, and building and fire inspections establishing code compliance and safety have been performed.