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Business License Application
  • To do business in the Town of Cave Creek*, you must have a Cave Creek Business License (per Ordinance 2004-16).
  • If you're doing business for three days or fewer, you may apply for a Temporary Business License.
  • For those doing business for more than three days, an Annual Business License is required.
  • If you have had an Annual Business license for the 2017 calendar year, a renewal notice will be sent to you, and you may renew your license here using the information provided in the renewal notice.
  • If you did not receive your renewal notice for the 2018 business license, you can apply for a new license here.

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

Peddler / Solicitor License Application
If you wish to request a Peddler / Solicitor License, please fill out the application. Please also be sure your company has a current business license (see above). Incomplete applications will not be processed.

Special Events
The Town of Cave Creek passed a special event ordinance, effective December 3, 2009, that will affect the special event application process. You will need to apply for a special event permit for the following:
  • Temporary uses or activities that include outdoor retail sales or display of goods or temporary structures when located on private commercial property involving more than 10 vendors, or;
  • If the event requires off-site parking

The fee for special event applications is $100 per resolution R2009-19. This fee applies to profit or non-profit status applicants.

Banner Program
Looking for a cost effective way to advertise your event in the the town core? The Town has banner space available in the medians of Cave Creek Road and Carefree Highway. Contact Bambi Muller (480-488-6609) or Patty Pollnow for more information.
                                      Fees - Per Pole and Per Event
 Banner Location
For Profit
 Cave Creek Road
 700.00  350.00
 Carefree Highway
 850.00  500.00
 Special Events

Helpful Information
Please contact your accountant or the Arizona Department of Revenue for any tax questions or for more information on obtaining your appropriate tax I.D. numbers.

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