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A Business Tax Receipt (BTR) is required for every person or persons engaging in or managing any business, profession or occupation.


Business Tax Receipts shall be issued by the Code Compliance Division.  All Business Tax Receipts shall be sold beginning July 1 of each year, and are due and payable on or before September 30 of each year, and shall expire on September 30 of the succeeding year. When a business, profession or occupation requiring a Business Tax Receipt is started after the first quarter of a fiscal year, the Business Tax Receipt will be computed on a quarterly basis. 

Contact Code Compliance at (239) 574-0430 for required receipts and fees.  FAX 239-242-5368.

Hours of operation:
Monday through Friday
7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Email questions to Licensing/Business Tax Division at:  licensing@capecoral.net

Search for Businesses or Contractors
You can search for contractors through the eTRAKIT software on the City website. On the main page of the software click on 'Contractors' for Contractors or 'Licenses' for businesses.  When on the page you have various options to choose from in the pull down menus in the are titled 'Search Field and operator'.  When you have chosen what you would like to search, i.e. owner name, license type, company name, etc. you enter the search parameters in the field titled 'Search String'.  For example - to search for Pool contractors you would select License Type in the Search Field and enter 'pool' in the Search String area.  The list of pool contractors will appear in a box below.

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Licensing22 documents

Forms14 documents

  • Zoning Compliance Application.pdf
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  • New Business Application.pdf
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  • Home Business Affidavit.pdf
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  • Contractor Registration Application.pdf
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  • Specialty Contractor Requirement Letter.pdf
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  • Specialty Contractor Packet.pdf
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  • Authorization Letter.pdf
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  • Fertilizer Affidavit.pdf
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  • Permit Application for Dogs in Food Service Establishments.pdf
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  • Update Contractor License Holder Contact Information.pdf
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  • Yard Waste Letter.pdf
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City Code5 documents

  • Criteria for Property Maintenance Business Tax Receipt .pdf
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  • Criteria for Property Maintenance Business Tax Receipt (Spanish Version).pdf
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  • Licensing Frequently Asked Questions.pdf
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  • Licensing Frequently Asked Questions (Spanish Version).pdf
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Licensing / Business Tax Receipts General Information3 documents

  • Chapter 6: Contractors and Contractors' Regulatory Board
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  • Chapter 11: Local Business Tax
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  • Chapter 13: Peddlers
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Permitting12 documents

  • TCO Request / Extension - Effective 10/1/2019.pdf
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  • CO/CC Updated Procedure and Form - Effective 12/01/2017
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Building Permits7 documents

  • Online Building Permit Services
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  • Commercial Building Permits Calculator
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  • Residential Building Permits Calculator
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