Business Licenses


Business licenses are required for anyone or any entity doing business within the city limit of Bingen. This includes contractors who do not have a physical location but are doing business in Bingen.


Business license are renewed each year for the calendar year. If obtaining a business license for the first time the fee will be prorated depending on the quarer you obtain your business license. For example, if you obtain your business license  in January - March you will pay the full fee, if you obtain your license in April - June you will pay 3/4 of the fee, etc.



Professional services (including contractors) - $40.00/year

Retail sales and services - $35.00/year

Rental (Property Owner Renting Residential or Business Space) - $5.00/unit/space per year (no prorating of fee)

Manufacturing: $250 or $10.00 per employee whichever is the lesser

Processing: $250 or $10.00 per employee whichever is the lesser

Effective January 1, 2017, all business licenses will be a flat fee of $40.00 per year. Business licenses will not be prorated. Property owners who rent or lease residential or business property will also be charged a flat fee of $40 per year regardless of the number of units.


Business License Application


Bingen Municipal Code 5.04, Business and Occupation Licenses



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Address: 112 N. Ash, PO Box 607, Bingen WA 98605

Phone: 509-493-2122 Fax: 509-493-1391