Business Licenses

Due to a system processing error, our Business License bill amount due is incorrect. To obtain the correct amount owed, please have your account number available and click here. Enter the account number in the account ID field and click “search”. Click on the Details tab of the 2021 year and the correct amount owed will appear. If you are unable to access the information or wish to speak with a representative, please call (302) 366-7000 extension 2071 to speak with Stephanie Porter. We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience.

A business license is required for businesses operating in the City of Newark. In general, fees for such licenses are based upon estimates of the demand and cost for municipal services related to business activities in the city.

For More Information

For detailed information about business licenses, please check the Code of the City of Newark, Chapter 13, Article VII, Subsection 13-43 et seq.

For further information regarding this license, please call the Planning Department at (302) 366-7000.