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To conduct business within the City of Ketchikan, a business owner must:

  • Have or obtain a State of Alaska Business license
  • Register with the Ketchikan Gateway Borough for collection of sales taxes;
  • Obtain any permits that may be required by the City's building official;
  • Obtain any other permits or licenses that may be required as pertaining to the type of business being operated.

Click on the links below to obtain specific information for the above. For more information, contact the City Clerk's Office at (907) 228-5658.

Ketchikan Gateway Borough Code relating to sales taxes
Building Permits
State of Alaska Division of Licensing