Starting A Business

The Permit Coordinator is a point of contact for business inside Town Hall and is available to review your project and guide you through the permitting process.


File For a Business License

Any person, whether individually, a partnership or a corporation conducting business under any name other than the complete name of the person or corporation conducting business, must file with the Town Clerk’s Department a Business Certificate (DBA) (MGL 110, s.5).

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact the Town Clerk’s Department at (508) 862-4049

  • Please register with an email and password and look for the Business License icon
  • Once you completed the application please go ahead and pay $40.00 (for a 4-year certificate)
  • Please download the document, fill in your information, and include a check or money order made out to the Town Of Barnstable for $40.00 (for a 4-year certificate)
  • Send to: Town of Barnstable – Town Clerk, 367 Main Street, Hyannis MA 02601