Are commercial and residential contractors required to be licensed in your city?

Yes, all contractors (defined as) a person, licensee, subcontractor, or business entity that enters into an agreement to perform any service to work to provide a certain product in exchange for valuable consideration (includes, but shall not be limited to a subcontractor, contract employee, or a recruiting or staffing entity), who performs work in the city limits of Beaufort is required to obtain a City Business License (PDF) regardless of whether the business is physically located within city limits or outside the city limits. The contractor's business license fees are abased on the contract amount of the job.

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1. Who is required to purchase a business license?
2. I live in the City of Beaufort, but I work from home, what type of license do I need?
3. Are there any other special requirements for a business license?
4. Are commercial and residential contractors required to be licensed in your city?
5. Are there any other applicable fees?
6. Does the City of Beaufort have any business license incentives?
7. Can I transfer my license to someone else?
8. What forms of payment are accepted?
9. Are there any special requirements for closing my business?
10. How long is a City Business License valid for?