Official Website of the City of Pompano Beach
NEW REQUIREMENTS FOR CONTRACTORS REGISTERING TO PULL PERMITS - STARTING JULY 1, 2016
THERE WILL NO LONGER BE A $20 CONTRACTOR RECORDS MAINTENANCE FEE PER STATE STATUTE 553.80 (7) (d)

NEW CHANGES:
PER CITY ORDINANCE 111.03

THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS MUST BE SUBMITTED TO UPDATE CONTRACTOR REGISTRATION ACCOUNTS IN ORDER TO APPLY FOR PERMITS.
  • STATE CERTIFICATION OR COUNTY COMPETENCY
  • STATE REGISTRATION (IF APPLICABLE)
  • GENERAL LIABILITY INSURANCE
  • WORKER’S COMP INSURANCE OR EXEMPTION
  • COUNTY BTR’S ARE NO LONGER REQUIRED

Business Tax Receipt Information

The City is now accepting online credit card payments for Business Tax Receipt renewals. We accept the following credit cards online: American Express, MasterCard and Discover. Please note, those businesses that must show annual documentation will not be able to renew online.

The Click2gov portal also functions as a searchable Business Tax Receipt (BTR) Database. This convenient resource includes information such as business name, year a business was established, address, phone number and account number. If you have any concerns with the information in this database, please contact the Business Tax Receipt office at 954.786.4668 or 954.786.4633.

For a list of frequently asked questions please click here.

Renew your Business Tax Receipt Online - Click2gov

Guide to BTR Online Renewal and Contractor Registration Verification

Shop Pompano!

Whether you are a visitor or a resident, Pompano Beach is home to a wide diversity of great local businesses worthy of your support. From restaurants to drycleaners to marine parts warehouses and everything in between, odds are that you can find whatever you need right here in Pompano Beach.

For a complete list of our local businesses organized by business type click the link below. If you would like to find specific business information such as phone number, number of employees, etc., please use our searchable database at click2gov.

Pompano Beach Business Directory

Location

100 West Atlantic Boulevard
Pompano Beach, Florida 33060
Lobby Hours Monday - Friday 8am - 4:30pm
(applications not accepted after 4:00 pm)
Phone: 954.786.4668 or 954.786.4633
Fax: 954.786.4666
businesstaxreceipt@copbfl.com

Business Tax Receipt Contacts
BTR Inspectors BTR Technicians BTR Supervisor
Inspector Map
Click here for map of area inspectors and zones

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a Business Tax Receipt (BTR)? (Formerly known as an Occupational License.)

A BTR is a tax for the privilege of engaging in or managing a business, profession, or occupation within the city limits. (The Florida Legislature recently enacted legislation which amended references to Occupational License. Effective January 1st, 2007, the term "Occupational License was amended to read "Business Tax Receipt" and the term "Occupational License Fee" was amended to read "Business Tax Receipt.")

Do I need a City Business Tax Receipt if I have a Broward County Tax Receipt?

Yes. If your business is located inside the City of Pompano Beach city limits, a City issued BTR is required.

Which tax receipt do I obtain first?

Applicants should first obtain a BTR from the City of Pompano Beach prior to obtaining a Broward County Tax Receipt

What documents do I need to bring with me when applying for a BTR?

If you have a corporation, a copy of your certificate of incorporation, or a printed copy from Sun Biz is required. If you are using a fictitious name, a copy of your fictitious name registration with the Florida Department of State is required. If you are a contractor, a copy of your Broward County Certificate of Competency or State Certification is required. If you hold a State or County license of any type, a copy is required. If you are an auto repair shop of any type, a copy of your registration with the Department of Agriculture is required. If you are opening a restaurant or planning to sell food, please contact Department of Business and Professional Relations (DBPR).

Please contact the BTR Division at 954.786.4668 or 954.786.4633 to verify if any other documents are required.