We would like to thank you for coming to the Town of Pinetop-Lakeside to open your business; we’re glad you’re here!  We want you to be successful and hope that you will let us help you.

To apply for a business license, you’ll need:

  • An Application Form (see below).
  • A copy of your State Transaction Privilege Tax License (if applicable).
  • Proof of identification (in accordance with A.R.S.§ 41-1080).

Please note that all business signs in Pinetop-Lakeside require a permit.

  • Permanent signs
    • Each business is allowed up to two permanent signs:
      • one on the building
      • one on the monument sign (if there is one).
    • A permanent sign permit costs $50.00.
  • Temporary signs
    • Banner permits – free.
    • Portable sign permits – $30.00 per sign.

All new businesses are allowed a 15 day grand opening where they may use additional signage; no permit is required.  Please see the sign regulations for additional requirements and restrictions for all signs.

Payment Options

Business licenses must be renewed on July 1st of each year; the application fee is $50.  To pay it, you have three options:

By check:  Make payable to Town of Pinetop-Lakeside; you can pay in person at the Town Offices, or mail it to:

Community Development Department
Town of Pinetop-Lakeside
958 N. Woodland Road
Lakeside, AZ  85929

(Note: if you mail your payment, please make sure to indicate which business’ license you are paying for.)

By credit/debit card: In person at the Town Offices, 958 N. Woodland Road, Lakeside.

Online, by PayPal: Coming soon!

Online Application

If you don’t want to fill your application out online, you can also print and submit a paper copy:

Download Application For Business license

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Business License Application Form

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Type of Business Entity

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Emergency Contact Information

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