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Local Business Tax Receipt

City buildings and facilities are closed to the public until further notice.

The hours of operation of the Local Business Tax (LBT) Receipt Clerk are Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM, closing for lunch from 12:00 noon to 1:00 PM.  We accept the last LBT application and payment at 4:00 PM.

Effective September 1, 2016, a 3% convenience fee will be charged on any credit card transactions.

Effective September 1, 2020, online credit card payments for Local Business Tax Receipt will be accepted. To make a payment, visit our Accela Citizen Access Page. 

Due to end of fiscal year, beginning on Monday, September 21, 2020 we will not be accepting new Local Business Tax Receipt applications until October 5, 2020.  Thank you for your understanding.

For questions concerning Local Business Tax Receipt applications or payments please email Mary Leeds,

Obtaining a Local Business Tax Receipt

Pursuant to Chapter 14 of the Plantation Code of Ordinances, all businesses operating in the City of Plantation are required to have a local business tax receipt.  Application for a receipt does not guarantee approval.  The applicant must comply with all zoning requirements. Some businesses will be required to undergo code compliance inspections.

Home based businesses are allowed under limited circumstances.

If a business is found to be operating without a local business tax receipt they may be subject to fines.

All local business tax receipts expire on September 30 and must be renewed annually. The renewals are mailed out no later than July 1 of any given year.

Our staff is happy to assist with any questions, please stop by City Hall prior to mailing your application or call 954-797-2239.

Application Fee – $15
Code Compliance Inspections Fee – $270
Local Business Tax Receipt: varies according to classification; please call 954-797-2239

Effective September 1, 2016, a 3% convenience fee will be charged on any credit card transactions.

Please refer to the following documents for additional information on how to apply for a Local Business Tax Receipt.


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