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Basic License Fees
RES-2021-002, Exhibit A
Short-Term Rental Businesses require a Cle Elum General business license: $30.00 per year; $120 special business license payable to City Hall, and other permit fees through the planning department.
Home Occupation Businesses require a Cle Elum General business license: $30.00 per year; and other permit fees through the planning department.
Contractor* License: $60.00 per year required
*A person or company that undertakes a contract to provide materials or labor to perform a service or do a job.
Cle Elum General Business Non-Resident:
Over $5,000 gross annual income: $60.00 per year
$0 – $5,000 gross annual income: $0.00 per year
Cle Elum General Business License:
For every business employing 1 to 2 persons: $30.00 per year
For every business employing 3 to 5 persons: $60.00 per year
For every business employing 6 to 10 persons: $100.00 per year
For every business employing 11 to 25 persons: $150.00 per year
For every business employing 26 to 50 persons: $275.00 per year
For every business employing over 51 persons: $375.00 per year
Specialty License Fees
Solicitor’s one-day license First day: $15.00 Each day thereafter: $10.00
Annual solicitor’s license: $35.00
Weekend (booth fee) per 3-day weekend: $25.00
Mall/Market license – Primary manager/owner: $60.00 Each booth or participant: $35.00
Amusement Device Fees
(Per device, per year, in addition to the annual business license fees.)
Pool tables: $20.00
Electronic games and coin-activated movies: $20.00
Vending machines (food, merchandise): $20.00
Crane-type machines: $20.00
Late Fees and Penalties
After 90 Days: $25.00
NOTE: Contractors are not subject to late fees unless they have not renewed their annual license and they are found to be conducting business within the city limits of Cle Elum.