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The Business License Division provides service to the general public, business license
applicant and each existing licensee. Our objective is to assist applicants in obtaining
the proper business license and to ensure compliance of all businesses with the
Town's business license ordinances as well as licensing taxi, limousines and raffles.
The Township of North Bergen is committed to helping local businesses thrive and creating a
strong relationship between local government and the business community.
What is a business license?
A business license is a fee for doing business within the incorporated area of the
Town of North Bergen. North Bergen Municipal Code requires that you obtain a license
when you conduct any business activity within the town. The business license certificate
is evidence only that you have met Township requirements and that your license fee
has been paid. Other permits may be required to operate your business.
Who is required to have a license?
Any person who conducts business within the Town or is based in the Town must obtain
a business license on or before the date the business commences. Conducting business
in the Town without a license can result in penalties, correction notices, citations
or court action.
How do I obtain a business License?
For a new business or a new location of an existing business, you must contact the
Business License Department at 201-392-2025. Be prepared to give a detailed description
of the type of business you will be conducting. This will determine the types of
Who else should I contact?
The Building Department to obtain a Certificate of Occupancy, this will determine
if you are within Township Zoning codes to conduct a business within the Township
Of North Bergen.
What is the fee for a business license ?
Depending on what category your license falls under, each business license has a
different set fee.
What if I have more than one business or more than one location?
Separate licenses must be obtained for each and every class and type of business
specified in the Township Code even though several classes or types of business
may be operated under the same business name and at the same place of business.
Any person conducting several classes or types of business, each of which is required
to pay a license fee on the basis of gross revenues, at the same location and under
the same business name, is required to apply for and obtain only one license.
I just purchased this business. Can I use the business license from the previous
No. A business license is issued to a particular person, firm, or corporation at
a particular location and may not be used by another. As a new owner, you need to
apply for a business license in your name
Will the Town notify me when it is time to renew my license?
Yes. However, it is your responsibility to renew the business license on time even
if the courtesy reminder is not received. If you do not receive a notice two weeks
prior to the expiration date, contact the Business License Division at 201-392-2025
and ask to speak to Veronica Olaniel.
Visit The North Bergen Help Desk
4233 Kennedy Boulevard
North Bergen, NJ 07047
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