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A Storey County business license is required for each person, partnership, association, corporation, or firm engaging in any trade, calling, service, profession, or business venture in Storey County, as set forth by county code, whether or not they have offices located in Storey County. You must also have a business license in the jurisdiction where your business is located.
Each business location within the county must have a separate license. A trade show or convention held in this state in which a business previously described takes part--or in which a person who conducts such a business attends for a purpose related to the conduct of the business--also needs a business license.
Business licenses must be displayed conspicuously at your place of business and in such a manner as to be open to view by the public and subject to inspection. The Business License department must be notified in writing regarding any changes in business name or ownership, location, number of employees, equipment, machines, or any other contingency.
Detailed information on business taxation rates and downloadable forms may be obtained at the Department of Taxation website.
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Storey County Code prohibits the distribution of flyers on the street at any time, including during special events. Interested parties must petition for permission.
In order to obtain a Storey County business license, you will need to provide the following:
The Storey County Sheriff’s Department issues licenses for several specific types of businesses. Although the Business License Office will collect application materials for all businesses, our office will occasionally forward these materials--in the case of these specific types of businesses--to the Sheriff's Office, which will then process the materials and issue licenses. All other licenses are handled solely by the Business License Office.
Licenses for the following businesses will be issued by the Sheriff's Department:
*Please refer all brothel applications or questions directly to the Sheriff’s Office.