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Tax Department
425 S. Lexington Ave.
Suite 207
Burlington, NC 27215
(336) 222-5120
 
Privilege License
Anyone operating a business within the City of Burlington should contact the City of Burlington Tax Department at 336-222-5120 to see what type of city business license is required before opening a business. Licenses are to be renewed each year during the month of June.

Complete the following form for a new business. Inquire with the Tax Office (222-5120) to determine your license fee:
Business License Information Sheet

If your business includes retail and/or wholesale, you will need to complete Attachments 1, 2, and 3 at the following link:
Business License- Retail & Wholesale

Use this link to access the City of Burlington Itinerant Merchant License.
Itinerant Merchant License 

Solicitors must complete and submit this application before Soliciting within Burlington City Limits.
Application For Solicitor And Canvasser Permit
 

Application for Taxicab Owners Operators License for the City of Burlington.
Taxicab Owners Operators License 

Use this application to obtain a Taxicab Driver's Permit
Taxicab Driver's Permit

Assessments
Questions concerning water, sewer, demolition or vacant lot assessments should be directed to the City of Burlington Tax Department at 336-222-5126.

Parking Tickets
Payments for parking tickets may be made at the City of Burlington Collection Office at 425 South Lexington Avenue, Burlington NC during the hours of 8am to 5pm, Monday-Friday or by mail to the City of Burlington, P.O. Box 1358, Burlington, NC 27216-1358.

Questions concerning parking tickets should be directed to the City of Burlington Police Department at 336-229-3500.

Other Civil Penalties
Payments for Civil Penalties may be made at the City of Burlington Collections Office located at 425 South Lexington Avenue during the hours of 8am to 5pm, Monday through Friday, or by mail to the City of Burlington, P.O. Box 1358, Burlington, NC 27216-1358.

Questions concerning Civil Penalties should be directed to the Department issuing the citation.