State of Florida & Brevard County License Requirements for Businesses

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Any person licensed by the State of Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation is required to submit a copy of their current, active State license prior to obtaining a Business Tax Receipt. For more information call the Florida Department of Revenue at (904) 488-6800.

Apartment
State License
Division of Hotels and Restaurants 
800-375-6975

Auction House
State License
Department of Business and Professional Regulation 
850-487-1395

Automobile: Vehicle Dealers, Mobile Home Dealers, Motorcycle Dealers & Recreational Vehicle Dealers
State License
Department of Highway Safety & Motor Vehicles 
321-383-2748

Automobile: General Repairs
State License
Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
800-435-7352

Bakery: Retail & Wholesale
State License
Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
800-435-7352

Bank & Trust Companies 
State License (separate license is required for each branch)
Florida Department of Financial Services Office of Financial Regulation
850-487-9687 or 407-245-0608

Bar/Lounge 
Health Permit (if no food service)
Brevard County Environmental Health Services
321-633-2053
Alcohol License
Department of Business and Professional Regulation (Division of Alcohol and Tobacco)
850-487-1395 or 407-245-0785

Barber Shop/Beauty Salon
State License (Salon License required for each location and State License required for each cosmetologist)
Department of Business and Professional Regulation
850-487-1395

Bonding Agency/Bailbondsman
Department of Financial Services 
850-413-3137

Construction Service
Complete Construction Service Affidavit

Dance Halls, Studios (Ballroom Dancing) 
State Registration
Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
800-435-7352

Daycare Centers, Preschool/In-Home Child Care 
Permit
Florida Department of Children & Families
772-467-4184

Dog/Pet Grooming
Operating Permit
Brevard County Environmental Health Services
321-633-2053

Direct Selling Establishment: Mobile Food Vendors
State License
Division of Hotels and Restaurants
850-487-1395

Direct Selling Establishment: Ice Cream Vendors 
Food Permit
Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
800-435-7532

Direct Selling Establishment: Soliciting Contributions
Registration
Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
800-435-7532

Detective/Security Agency
State License
Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services
850-245-5691

Exterminator, Pest, Termites
State License
Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
800-435-7352

Fish, Seafood Market 
State License
Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission
800-435-7352 or 850-488-4676

Fireworks Sales
Registration
Florida Department of Financial Services, Division of State Fire Marshall
904-539-8446 or 850-413-2558

Grocery/Convenience Store
State License
Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Department of Business and Professional Regulation (Division of Alcohol and Tobacco)
800-435-7352, 850-487-1395, or 407-245-0785

Gun Dealers
State License
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms
866-662-2750

Hospitals
State License
Division for Health Care Administration
850-412-4549

Hotels and Motels
State License
Division of Hotels and Restaurants
800-487-1395

Insurance Company
State License
Office of Insurance Regulation
850-413-3140

Loan Brokers
State License
Office of Financial Regulation
850-487-9687

Loan Company
State License
Office of Financial Regulation
850-487-9687

Manicurist
State License
Department of Business and Professional Regulation
850-487-1395

Motorcycle Repair
State License
Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
800-435-7352

Nursing & Personal Care Facilities 
State License
Division for Health Care Administration
850-412-4303

Restaurant
State License and Alcohol License
Division of Hotels and Restaurants
800-487-1395
407-245-0785

Seafood Market
State License
Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services
Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission
800-435-7352
850-487-5372

Stock and Bond Dealer
State License
Office of Financial Regulation
850-487-9687

Telephone Solicitation
State License
Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
800-435-7352

Trailer/Mobile Home Site
Operating Permit
Brevard County Environmental Health Services
321-633-2053

Travel Agency
Registration
Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
800-435-7352

 

 

Personal Services

Tanning Salon
Health Permit
Brevard County Environmental Health Services
321-633-2053

Tattoo
Bio-Medical Waste Permit
Brevard County Environmental Health Services
State License
Florida Department of Health
321-633-2053
850-245-4227

Body Piercing
Bio-Medical Waste Permit
Brevard County Environmental Health Services
State License
Florida Department of Health
321-633-2053
850-245-4227

Escort Service
Complete Adult Entertainment Application
   
Physical Fitness Facilities
Registration and Proof of Financial Security $50,000 Bond with Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
800-435-7352