Who needs a business license in Roanoke? Anyone operating a business in the city of Roanoke, even what amounts to a hobby business that doesn't produce much money.
Licenses must be renewed annually on or before March 1. The city levies various rates depending upon the type of business and the amount of revenue.
New businesses should contact the Roanoke commissioner of the revenue's office for more information, 853-2524, or revenue(at)roanokeva.gov. More details are available on the city's website, www.roanokeva.gov.