Business Licenses


The City of Sedro-Woolley has partnered with the Department of Revenue’s Business Licensing Service (BLS) effective September 18, 2011. You may now apply for or modify your license online.

As per Sedro-Woolley Municipal Code - Business License (Title 5), all businesses operating within the Sedro-Woolley city limits must have a State of Washington Business License with an endorsement for the City of Sedro-Woolley.


Liquor Licenses are managed by the Washington State Liquor Control Board. You may apply for a Banquet Permit online.

For more information, call 360-855-9927 or email


Certain businesses are not permitted in all areas of the City. To learn whether your intended business location is zoned for your proposed business, or if you have any questions about home occupations, signs, or building permits, please email or call 360-855-0771.

Business Resources

The State of Washington has created a guide to assist you in how to start a business. Other helpful information from the State can be found at the following websites:

The following agencies offer valuable resources to assist you as you plan your business: