Business Licenses

Business License Abatement Application

2017 Renewals

It’s Business License Renewal season! Annual Business License Renewal Forms will be mailed out no later than the first week of January 2017. We ask that you please take time to read the letter attached to your renewal form as it contains important information regarding the documentation that we accept to verify Gross Income.  Please see letter here:  2017 Business License Renewal Letter.

*Please note that applications received in our office without supporting documentation cannot be processed and will be returned.*


Important Deadlines

  • JANUARY 9, 2017:  Call our office if you have not received your renewal form.
  • FEBRUARY 15, 2017:  2% discount for resident businesses that paid their license fees on time last year by this date (resident businesses are those with a fixed principal place of business located within the Mauldin city limits).
  • APRIL 17, 2017:  Drop-dead date for paying your 2017 Business License renewal without late fees and penalties.


Business Applications

General Business License  |  Business License (Tenant Occupancy)  |  2015 Business License Abatement


Business License Questions & Assistance

Julie Patton:  864.404.3293
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A business license is required for every business located in or doing business in the City of Mauldin. Please see the Municipal Association of South Carolina's Standard Business License Application.

All Business License renewals are due no later than April 17. If renewing your business license, call (864) 404-3293 or email

Businesses currently licensed with the city will receive a renewal notice in the mail in December.

If you are opening a new business in the City of Mauldin, please contact the Business and Development Services office at 234-3475. 

For a list of current incentives offered by Mauldin and other area entities, click here.