Business Certificate

New Business

Submit completed business certificate application, copy of Fire Inspection Report and if applicable, the Corporate Information Form, and a copy of your state professional certification(s) to the Building & Permitting Services Department located on the second floor of City Hall, or by email to licensing@cityofwinterpark.org.

Please note: Submitting an application does not permit the applicant to operate or engage in business.

Home-based Business

Submit completed business certificate application, signed and completed home-based business regulations, and if applicable, a copy of your state professional certification(s) to the Building & Permitting Services Department located on the second floor of City Hall, or by email to licensing@cityofwinterpark.org.

Please note: Submitting an application does not permit the applicant to operate or engage in business.

New Restaurant, Food, and/or Beverage Establishment

Submit completed restaurant & food establishment business certificate application, copy of Fire Inspection Report, and if applicable, industrial waste report, State of Florida Restaurant License, Site Plan showing all seating on-site, a copy of menu offerings, alcohol beverage/after hours application, and/or Sidewalk Café Permit application to the Building & Permitting Services Department located on the second floor of City Hall, or by email to licensing@cityofwinterpark.org.

Please note: Submitting an application does not permit the applicant to operate or engage in business.

Change of Name, Location or Ownership

Submit completed business certificate application, copy of Fire Inspection Report, and if applicable, the Corporate Information Form, and a copy of your state professional certification(s) to the Building & Permitting Services Department located on the second floor of City Hall, or by email to licensing@cityofwinterpark.org.

Please note: Submitting an application does not permit the applicant to operate or engage in business.

If you wish to change your mailing address only (physical business location has not changed), please contact the Building & Services Department at 407-599-3324 or licensing@cityofwinterpark.org.

If you will be closing your business, please send a written request for your business certificate to be inactivated to the Building & Services Department at licensing@cityofwinterpark.org or by mail to Attn: Business Certificates, City of Winter Park, 401 S. Park Ave., Winter Park, FL 32789

Business Certificate Fire Inspection Request Line: 407-599-3612

For all other Business Certificate questions: 407-599-3530

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Winter Park is the city of arts and culture, cherishing its traditional scale and charm while building a healthy and sustainable future for all generations.