The Department of Licenses and Inspections (L&I) requires many businesses to carry licenses in order to operate in the City. On this page, find license applications and information for automotive businesses. You can also visit L&I’s business licenses page for more information about specific license requirements.
You can apply for these licenses online or take your application to the Permit and License Center in the MSB Concourse. Do not mail applications.
|Automobile license application PDF||Use this application to apply for a license to repair motor vehicles, dispense fuel, have an auto wrecking or tire storage business, or a parking lot or garage.||September 29, 2023|
|Tire dealer license application PDF||Use this application to apply for a tire dealer license to store tires at your business location.||November 14, 2022|
|Tire dealer license limits and conditions form PDF||This document outlines the limits and conditions of the tire dealer license.||October 5, 2020|
|Tire dealer manifest – sample PDF||This sample form shows a detailed accounting of each tire purchased, sold, obtained, or disposed.||October 7, 2020|
|Tire dealer operation information form PDF||Use this form with all new tire dealer license applications and all tire dealer license renewal applications.||November 14, 2022|
|Towing vehicle driver identification form PDF||Use this template to provide information about all drivers employed with your tow truck company.||September 16, 2022|
|Tow truck contract location form PDF||Use this template to provide information about all the locations where your tow company has a contract.||September 16, 2022|