The Department of Licenses and Inspections (L&I) issues licenses for businesses in the city. Use these materials to apply for licenses related to real estate and property businesses.
You can apply for real estate business licenses online or take your application to the Permit and License Center in the MSB Concourse. Do not mail applications.
|Rental License application PDF||Use this application when renting a residential property.||March 1, 2019|
|High-Rise License application PDF||Application to license high-rise buildings in the city.||October 25, 2019|
|Vacant Commercial Property License application PDF||Use this application to apply for a Vacant Commercial Property License, when a commercial property you own is vacant.||March 1, 2019|
|How to renew a rental business license PDF||Information about how to renew rental business licenses in eCLIPSE.||March 1, 2019|
|Affidavit of Non-rental PDF||If a property owner rents a unit occupied by a family member and no rent is collected, they must sign an Affidavit of Non-rental.||August 26, 2019|