Business License

ORDINANCE 03-02

“AN ORDINANCE IMPOSING A LICENSE, TAX, OR FEE, UPON CERTAIN BUSINESSES, OCCUPATIONS, TRADES, AND PROFESSIONS CARRIED ON, CONDUCTED, OR HELP WITHIN THE LIMITS OF THE CITY OF SOMERSET, KENTUCKY, REQUIRING ALL PERSONS, FIRMS, OR CORPORATIONS PURSUING SAME TO FIRST OBTAIN A LICENSE THEREFORE AND REGULATING AND IMPOSING PENALTIES FOR ENGAGING IN ANY SUCH BUSINESS, OCCUPATION, TRADE, OR PROFESSION WITHOUT A LICENSE.”

City of Somerset Business License year runs May 1st through April 30th of every year.

Renewal notices are sent out around April 1st.

A penalty is added on June 1st if not paid.

Delinquent notices are sent out with penalty amounts in June.

*While we make every effort to send out notices, it is each business owners responsibility to renew their license. Our renewal notices are simply a courtesy notice. Each Business license states when it expires.”