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]

Ordinance 5465 effective 9/26/18

Application [PDF]
Antique Dealer, Scrap Metal Dealer, and Secondhand Dealer

Code [PDF]

Ordinance 5465 effective 9/26/18

Application [PDF]
Bingo N/A State Information
Automated Kiosks
Ordinance 5466 effective 9/26/18
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Group Home for the Handicapped and Supervised Living Facility Repealed 6/18/08
Livestock Code [PDF] Application [PDF]
Massage Establishments Code [PDF]


Application [PDF]
Massage Establishment Information Change Code [PDF] Application [PDF]
Massage Establishment Location Change Code [PDF] Application [PDF]
Off Track Betting Code [PDF] Application [PDF]

Code [PDF]

Ordinance 5465effective 9/26/18

Application [PDF]
Park and Swap Operations Code [PDF] Application [PDF]
Peddlers, Solicitors, and Transient Merchants Code [PDF] Application [PDF]
Sexually Oriented Businesses Code [PDF] Business Application [PDF]
Employee Application [PDF]
Structured Sober Living Home
Ordinance 5458 effective 10/1/18
Application [PDF]
House Manager Update Form [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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