Business Tax Receipt (BTR) Process

To verify your zoning, use the link below to ensure that you are within city limits and that your business can operate at your desired location.

Check Property Use

If you have difficulty locating your zoning or property boundaries within the city, please contact the Planning and Development Services Division at (727)-369-5631 or email 

2. Gather Information

Please be aware of the other documents that are needed when turning in a business tax receipt application. These items include:

    • Federal Tax Identification Number
    • Proof of business name registered with (Fictitious Name)
    • All required state licenses for proposed business activities (ex. PCCLB)
      • Please note, there may be other licensing requirements based on the business type. Please contact the Building Development Division with any questions. 

3. Fill Out An Application

Please locate the business tax receipt application below. All licensure requirements must also be submitted at the time of the completed application. 

To ensure accuracy of all documents, please download the Business Tax Receipt Application first,  then fill in all necessary components, and save the document. Then email the completed application to If there are any issue filling out the application, please call Jayne Knapp at (727)-369-5632.

Business Tax Receipt Application

Applications will be reviewed within 5 business days from receiving the completed application and necessary documents. The City of Pinellas Park will send you an invoice once the application has been processed. It will include payment instructions for your business tax receipt and certificate of occupancy (if applicable).

After payment, the business tax receipt will be available to print from online.

Are you wanting to celebrate your new business with the rest of Pinellas Park?

The City offers a grand opening or ribbon cutting celebration upon business request. Please reach out to the Communications and Marketing Department at or call (727)-369-5746 to learn more!