Anyone engaged in any business, profession, occupation, trade, amusement, or industry within the city limits of the City of Mount Dora is required to have a Business Tax Receipt. The Customer Service Department is responsible for issuing and renewing licenses. For more details, call 352-735-7105 or link to the web at www.CityOfMountDora.com for forms and more information.
To apply for a city business receipt, you must first have a County Business Tax Receipt. For more information on requirements for a county receipt, please contact the Lake County Tax Collector at (352) 343-9622. After obtaining your county receipt, an application for the city receipt (available at City Hall) should be completed and all fees paid.
Home-based businesses are welcomed in the City of Mount Dora, but with some restrictions. An additional application is required, including a completed Landlord-Tenant Agreement. In addition to the $30 per-year fee, there is a one-time $25 zoning review fee (fees subject to change) required when the application is submitted. There is no fire inspection fee for home-based businesses.
Please refer to the city of Mount Dora for current fee information.
Address: City Hall (1st Floor) 510 N. Baker Street, Mount Dora, FL 32757