Business Licensing

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Welcome to the City of North Salt Lake

Thank you for choosing the City of North Salt Lake as the place to locate your business. The city pride’s itself on supporting local businesses to help ensure their success and prosperity. Please let us know how we can help your business or if you have any questions.

Commercial Business Licenses

The application process on average takes about two weeks to process once you have turned in the paperwork and paid the appropriate fees.



Renew Your License Online

Current business licenses expire on December 31. Visit the Online Business License Renewal website to renew your business license online.

Important Business License Links

Good Landlord Program

This program provides rental owners and managers training and resources to eliminate code violations on their properties and reduce criminal activities within their rentals. Participants receive a discount on their business license fees.


Home Businesses

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Home businesses that are operated only occasionally and by individuals under 18 years of age, or a home business whose combined impact on the neighborhood does not materially exceed that of the home are not required to obtain a business license for more information, see the following link: Home Business License-Not Required

Home business owners who still wish to request a license and would otherwise be exempt from requirement:


Dogs & Cats:

Effective 5/30/2023: The City has adopted the Davis County Animal Care regulations. Please see the Davis County Website: for regulations related to dogs and cats. 

Domestic Farm Animals:

Domestic farm animals are permitted on single family and duplex lots in residential zones. Lots less than 7,000 sq ft. have 18 animal points that may be used in accordance with the chart below. Lots which are between 7,000 sf. ft. and 21,780 sq. ft. have 45 animal points. Lots over 21,780 sq. ft. have 45 points, plus one additional point for each 500 sq. ft. over 21,780.Information regarding points allowed for lots over 1/2 acre can be obtained by contacting the Community Development Department.

More Information

The link to the complete ordinance for domestic farm animals can be found here.

Effective October 2018, the keeping of domestic farm animals no longer requires a permit or inspection.

     Type of Animal
Number of Animal Points
Chickens, rabbits, pheasants, ducks, pigeons
3 points each
Turkeys, geese
10 points each
Sheep, goats, llamas
50 points each
Roosters, donkeys, pigs, cows, horses
Not permitted
Nuisance animals (raccoons, skunks, etc.)
Not permitted
Any non-domesticated animal, including exotic pets
Not permitted

Contact Us

Please feel free to contact Assistant City Treasurer Stacey Steckler at 801-335-8701 if you have any additional questions. We look forward to helping you and wish you the best with your business endeavors.