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City Hall
P.O. Box 2315
480 East Ave. N.
Ketchum, ID  83340
Ph: 208.726.3841
Fax: 208.726.8234
Doing Business in Ketchum
The City of Ketchum requires all businesses with a physical location inside the City limits to obtain a business license. The cost of a business license is $50 annually. When applying for a business license, owners must also fill out and submit an Emergency Contact Form.

The City has a local option tax on all retail sales, building materials, liquor, and lodging. For detailed information on the local option tax click here.  Specific information for contractors is available here.

Alcohol License
Businesses, which are planning to serve beer, wine, or liquor, will need to apply for a Beer, Wine and Liquor-By-The-Drink License Application. Please contact the City Clerk’s Office by calling 208.726.3841 to obtain the cost of the application; charges are prorated throughout the year.

State of Idaho Regulations
The State of Idaho has regulations regarding starting a business. Please refer to the Idaho State Business Resources website for more information.

License Applications & Forms