55 N. Center St.

Mesa, AZ  85201
Phone: 480-644-2316

Mailing Address:
Licensing Office
P.O. Box 1466
Mesa, Arizona 85211-1466

Hours of Operation

M-Th 7am-6pm
Closed Fridays

Contact Information




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Effective July 1 2016, the City will collect a $2.00 Technology Enhancement Fee on each permit and specialty license issued. The funds will be used to enhance and streamline licensing and permitting technologies used by the City. 

The Licensing Office issues various regulatory licenses as mandated by the City of Mesa.

Now accepting licensing applications online.  Click the OpenCounter link to submit your online application. 

Licensing processing timeframes [PDF]

Request for Refund of Duplicate 2016 License Fees Paid

Type Code

Other Info

Specialty License    
Alcoholic Beverages, Sale (Liquor License) Code [PDF] State Application [PDF]

Code [PDF]

Application [PDF]
Auction House, Antique, Pawnbroker, Scrap Metal, Secondhand

Code [PDF]

Application [PDF]
Bingo N/A State Information
Automated Kiosks

Code [PDF]


Kiosk Location Application Packet [PDF]
Kiosk Master Application Packet [PDF]

Escort Licenses


Escort Assistant/Runner

Escort Bureau

Code [PDF]


Application [PDF]
Application [PDF]
Application [PDF]

Fortune Telling Code [PDF] Application [PDF]
Group Home for the Handicapped and Supervised Living Facility Repealed 6/18/08
Licensing Eligibility Form   Form [PDF]
Livestock Code [PDF] Application [PDF]

Massage Establishment Licenses
           Massage Establishment

           Massage Therapist Change 

           Information Change
           Location Change

Code [PDF]

Application [PDF]

Application [PDF]
Application [PDF]
Application [PDF]

Off Track Betting Code [PDF] Application [PDF]
Park and Swap Operations Code [PDF] Application [PDF]

Peddlers, Solicitors, and Transient Merchants

            Minor Application - Parental Consent Form

Code [PDF]

Application [PDF]

Form [PDF]

Sexually Oriented Businesses Code [PDF] Business Application [PDF]
Employee Application [PDF]
Structured Sober Living Home
Code [PDF]
Special Events License Code [PDF]
Alcoholic Beverages (Liquor License)
Code [PDF]
Alcoholic Beverages (Extension of Premises)
Tent / Canopy
Tents larger than 400 square feet 
Canopies larger than 1200 square feet

N/A Please contact Fire Prevention at 480.644.2622 for more information
Teenage Dance Halls Code [PDF] Application [PDF]
Tax License    
Transaction Privilege (Sales) Tax Code [PDF]
Film Mesa
Disclosure / Representation Authorization Form [PDF]  
Licensing Eligibility [PDF]  

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