The City of Cle Elum requires all businesses conducted within city limits to pay an annual business license fee as provided in the Cle Elum Municipal Code, Ordinance 1249. “A business is defined as any person, firm or corporation who, for pay, hire or profit, furnishes the materials or machinery or equipment to be used in carrying out any work, business or profession and uses, applies or operates such materials, machinery or equipment therein, whether for wages, unit prices, total job price, or otherwise.” Please refer to the Cle Elum Municipal Code for details regarding descriptions and requirements for businesses.
To renew or apply for a business license, contact the Washington State Department of Revenue.
If you have questions as to whether your business requires a city endorsement or a special home occupation permit, contact City Hall.
State of Washington
Business Licensing Service
(360) 705-6741 Phone
(360) 705-6699 Fax