Business Licensing

A Summit County Business license is required if you are starting, buying, operating or conducting business within the unincorporated areas of Summit County. Getting a license normally takes 5-10 business days, but can take up to 30 days, from the date the application is submitted until the approval process is completed.

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Licenses are valid from the date they are obtained until January 15 at which time they must be renewed. Business license fees are not prorated.

Licensed Business List
The list of licensed businesses includes businesses that have applied for licenses, but have not received final approval. The list was last updated on May 27, 2015.

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