Any business physically located within the town of Bluffton is required to have a business license. Additionally, any business that is located outside of the town of Bluffton, but comes into the town to do business, is also required to have a business license.
To verify if your business or your client's home/business is within the Town of Bluffton, visit Bluffton Explorer.
For commercial building locations within the Town of Bluffton, the following apply:
For residential locations within the Town of Bluffton the following apply:
Have you applied for your Federal Tax Id number? https://www.irs.gov/businesses
Have you applied for all appropriate State Licensing? (You must provide copies of all applicable State Licensing for the type of business you are conducting).
Prepare Your Town of Bluffton Business License Application
Prepare your Town of Bluffton New Business License Application. (En español) If you are a restaurant or bar a Supplemental Business License Application is also required. You must pay all required license fees when applying. Acceptable forms of payment: Cash, check, money order or credit card.
The division phone number is (843)706-4501. You must pay all license fees when you apply.
Applicant Must Provide The Following:
A Business License will be issued once all items and approvals are secured. All Licenses are renewable annually.
Town Ordinances are available online at: https://www2.municode.com/library/sc/bluffton/codes/code_of_ordinances
If you are not operating a physical location in the Town of Bluffton, please also check with the town or County where you plan to operate from.
Mobile Vendor License Application