Business License

Annual Town Business License renewals begin 11/15/2023 for the 2024 calendar year (renewals are for those currently holding an annual 2023 Business License). 

Business License Application

  • To do business in the Town of Cave Creek*, you must have a Cave Creek Business License (per Ordinance 2004-16).
  • Business Licenses are renewed online annually on December 31 of each year. You will receive an email reminder. If you did not receive an email reminder or need the renewal notice resent please contact our office at 480-488-1400.
  • For any person, corporation or partnership based within the Town limits carrying on any trade, business, calling, profession or occupation, or any contractor conducting business within the Town limits, an  Annual Business License is required. The fee for an Annual Business License is $50.00.
  • For Special Events up to three (3) days: For three days or fewer, you may apply for a Temporary Business License. The fee is $10.00 per day for up to three days, per event.

*Please be aware that not all areas with a Cave Creek mailing address are within town boundaries (PDF). Please verify that you need a Cave Creek Business License before applying. Business licenses are non-refundable.

Helpful Information


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