Business Application

Local Business Tax Receipts for Businesses and Professions

For Retail Businesses

Other Requirements May Include

  • Professions regulated by the Department of Business and Professional Regulation must submit an active state license, 850-487-1395.
  • Retail and Wholesale merchants must complete an Affidavit of Merchants Inventory disclosing the average value of inventory.
  • Restaurant owners must submit a current State License through the Department of Business and Professional Regulation 305-470-5680.
  • State License is required for professionals.

DPERA - Water & Sewer Approval

  • All new Business Tax Receipt applicants require DPERA (Department of Permitting, Environment and Regulatory Affairs) and Water and Sewer Notice of Compliance per Miami Dade County.
  • The DPERA Department offers numerous locations where applications can submit their application for review and approval. Visit the Miami-Dade County's website for details on office locations, helpful guides and requirements such as Certificate of Use information.
  • Once review is completed, you will need to visit the City of Aventura for final processing along.
  • To find the nearest DPERA office, visit their website, or call 305-372-6899
  • Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department 305-665-7471