Welcome to the City of Sandy's Licenses page

In addition to information about business license and transit taxes, this page also provides links to other related information. Anyone engaging in business within the Sandy city limits, including home businesses, needs a business license and may have to pay transit taxes as well.

Business Licenses

        

City business licenses are required to do business or provide services within the City limits. Business licenses are renewed annually based on the calendar year, and are valid from January 1 to December 31. Fees are based on the number of employees (including owners) as follows:

Fee Schedule Per Employee

(1 or 2) -  $41.00 (6) -  $78.00 (10) -  $106.00 (14) -  $114.40 (18) -  $122.80 (22)  - $131.20
(3) -  $51.00 (7) -  $85.00 (11) -  $108.10 (15) -  $116.50 (19) -  $124.90 (23)  - $133.30
(4) -  $61.00 (8) -  $92.00 (12) -  $110.20 (16) -  $118.60 (20) -  $127.00 (24)  - $135.40
(5) -  $71.00 (9) -  $99.00 (13) -  $112.30 (17) -  $120.70 (21) -  $129.10 (25)  - $137.50
Add $1.40 for each additional employee in excess of 25

Starting on July 1 business license fees are reduced to half price for the remainder of the year. Renewals for business licenses are sent out in December and are due each year by the middle of February.

For more information regarding business licenses call 503-668-0880 or email nrobinson@ci.sandy.or.us. You can obtain a Business License, Business License Renewal Form or credit card authorization form at the bottom of this page. Once complete either mail or deliver, with the proper fee, to 39250 Pioneer Blvd., Sandy, OR 97055.

Transit Tax Information

The business transit tax is assessed on all businesses and is an employer paid tax. To find more information about the transit tax click here.

Other Licenses

The following web pages contain information that could be of interest to business owners or prospective business owners:

Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC)

Clackamas County Environmental Health (Food Handlers)

Department of Human Services (Child Care)

Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) 

Code Compliance

Before buying or leasing a building you should contact the Building Department to request a code compliance inspection. A simple visit by the Building Official can help in determining code insufficiencies and set forth what must be done to bring the building into compliance before opening your business doors.

filecabinet Business License.pdf
filecabinet Credit Card Authorization Form.pdf