Resident Businesses are those located and operating within Lynnwood City Limits. Resident Business licenses are applied for and renewed through the Washington State Business License Service (BLS).
Non-resident businesses are businesses based outside City limits who conduct business in Lynnwood, such as contractors. Non-resident businesses are required to have a business license. If your gross sales within Lynnwood city limits are less than $2,000 annually, no license is required.
Home-Based Businesses are businesses operating from a private residence. Home-based businesses located within Lynnwood city limits are required to have a business license. Your business license application will be reviewed by our Planning Division to ensure that your business type is allowed by our Zoning Code.
Other Licenses Required:
A Washington State business license is required in addition to your City license. Applications for City of Lynnwood business licenses and Washington State business licenses are available through the Business Licensing Service Portal.