Business Licenses

Fee schedule

Please review the Business License Fee Schedule
The Fee Schedule is based upon four factors:
  • Number of employees
  • Type of business
  • Occupancy size and
  • Some special classifications

How to apply

Download a City of Bothell Business License Application and return the completed form with appropriate fee to:

New Business Licenses
City of Bothell Community Development
18415 101st Avenue NE
Bothell, WA 98011

Applications will not be accepted by fax. 


Allow two weeks for processing. 

Questions about business licenses

If you have questions about new business licensing or if you have special regulatory license needs, please contact us at (425) 806-6400 or by email at


Your license period will run from July 1 to June 30. You will receive a renewal by mail in June. Please visit our business license renewal page.