Every person engaged or intending to engage in any calling, business, occupation or profession referenced in whole or in part, within the limits of the town, is required to pay an annual business license fee based on gross income. Business licenses are valid for one calendar year beginning January 1 expiring December 31st. Renewals received after February 28th are considered delinquent and subject to a late fee of 5% per month. A new business shall be required to have a business license prior to operation within the Town.
Business Licenses can be purchased or renewed at the Municipal Center located at 4475 Betsy Kerrison Parkway, Kiawah Island, SC 29455. Beginning on August 7, 2017, Business Licenses applications and renewals will be accepted by online submittals only.