Mount Dora Local Business Requirements

City Business Tax Receipt

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 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 Businesses

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.

City of Mount Dora Customer Service Information

Phone: 352-735-7105
Address: City Hall (1st Floor) 510 N. Baker Street, Mount Dora, FL 32757