Business licenses for Waitsburg now online through DOR
City Council voted in November to complete transitioning new business and renewal licensing to the state in November 2020, goes live in June
April 1, 2021
WAITSBURG—House Bill 2005 was introduced in 2017 to improve the business climate in Washington State by simplifying the administration of municipal business licenses. The bill went into effect in July 2017. The Waitsburg City Council officially voted to align with the state’s business license system in November of last year.
The bill stated that cities that require a general business license must partner with the Department of Revenue for issuance and renewal of any business license through the business licensing service. City Administrator Randy Hinchliffe said that the City of Waitsb...