County Information Desk:
The Board of County Commissioners passed a resolution on 7-25-95 repealing the requirement of obtaining a Pinellas County occupational license.
As a result, this license is no longer needed for businesses operating in unincorporated areas of Pinellas County.
ORDINANCE NO. 95-53
AN ORDINANCE OF THE COUNTY OF PINELLAS PROVIDING FOR THE REPEAL OF CHAPTER 1 18, ARTICLE IV, DIVISION I, SECTIONS 118-161 THROUGH 118-235 OF THE PINELLAS COUNTY CODE AND DECLARING THE SAME NULL AND VOID AND OF NO EFFECT; SUCH THAT THOSE PERSONS REQUIRED UNDER THE ORDINANCE TO PAY THE COUNTY OCCUPATIONAL LICENSE TAX AND OBTAIN A COUNTY OCCUPATIONAL LICENSE IN ORDER TO ENGAGE IN OR MANAGE ANY BUSINESS; PROFESSION OR OCCUPATION WITHIN THE COUNTY SHALL NO LONGER BE REQUIRED TO PAY SUCH TAX OR OBTAIN SUCH OCCUPATIONAL LICENSE; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
NOW, THEREFORE/BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF PINELLAS COUNTY, FLORIDA, as follows:
Section I. That Chapter 118, Article IV,
Division 1, Sections 118-161 through 118-235
of the PineIlas County Code is hereby repealed
and declared null and void and of no effect.
Businesses located within city limits should contact that city hall, occupational license division, to determine any local licensing laws. Each municipality must be contacted to obtain information on their requirements for conducting business within their limits, including taxes and registration.
Contractors are to contact the Pinellas County Construction Licensing Board, 12600 Belcher Rd., Ste. 102, Largo FL 33773 727-582-3100 for certification.
For a Tax ID#, please call the State Department of Revenue at 727-538-7400.
For additional State of Florida information, please call 411.