Due to the many types of business licenses, rules, regulations and prices, we suggest calling the office to obtain information needed regarding a Business License.

* In accordance with Alabama Immigration Law, business owners must provide an Alabama Drivers License, or other acceptable picture ID to obtain a business license for sole proprietorships and partnerships.

            Please call:  (334) 737-3670 and ask for a business license clerk.

State and County business licenses may be purchased at:

Probate Judge's Office
Lee County Courthouse
215 South Ninth Street
Opelika, AL 36801
Tel  (334) 737-3670
Fax (334) 705-5082

Note:  Certain businesses dealing with food and beverages must obtain a
Health Department Inspection Certificate.

Lee County Health Department
1801 Corporate Drive
Opelika, Alabama 36801
(334) 745-5765

All persons, corporations, partnerships, etc.  Owning personal property are subject to ad valorem tax.  The property must be listed and assessed in the Revenue Commissioner's office after October 1, but no later than December 31 each year.  You should contact:

Lee County Revenue Commissioner's Office
Lee County Courthouse
215 South Ninth Street
PO Box 999
Opelika, Alabama 36803
(334) 745-9786


If your business is located inside the city limits of a Municipality, you need to contact the City Clerk of that Municipality.


Listed below are the Government Agencies you may need to contact to obtain a business license, establish a tax account, or to comply with other requirements.

Alabama Department of Revenue
Taxpayer Service Center
3300 Skyway Drive
Auburn, AL 36830
(334) 887-9549

Alabama Department of Industrial Relations
649 Monroe Street
Montgomery, AL 36130
(334) 242-8055

Internal Revenue Service
Montgomery, AL
(334) 264-2453

Alabama ABC Board
223 South Ninth Street
Opelika, AL 36801
(334) 749-8558