Business Licenses

The City of Oregon City began accepting business license applications for marijuana businesses on January 3, 2017.  Please refer to the document "Marijuana Business - Licensing Instructions" for a complete list of requirements. 

Who needs a Business License?
All Businesses and Individuals that are conducting business inside the City Limits of Oregon City are required by Municipal Code: OCMC Title 5, Chapter 5.04 to obtain an Oregon City Business License before doing business.  In addition, all Businesses and Individuals operating within the City limits must comply with the City's Building, Zoning, Fire and Police safety requirements. It is the responsibility of the licensee to comply with zoning regulations of the City Code.

What do I need to fill out?

  • Refer to the document at the bottom of this page.
  • Commercial businesses are required to fill out the business license application
  • Home based businesses are required to fill out both the business license application and the Home Occupation Worksheet.

For more Information, please contact Business Licensing at: (503) 496-1519 and check out more business information under business resources at the top of the page.