Business and Kennel Licensing

Snohomish County licenses certain businesses that pose a health, safety and/or welfare concern to residents of Snohomish County as defined by county code. Businesses may also need to register with or obtain a business license from the state Department of Revenue, the Secretary of State's Office, and/or other agencies or local governments.


Snohomish County requires and issues kennel licenses whenever four or more dogs are owned, kept or maintained on the premises of any person.

Snohomish County also issues licenses for certain businesses and events within unincorporated Snohomish County: