City Resources

Many business services are handled by The City of St. Petersburg. Here are the Links to information on different city departments, programs, services and other resources for businesses.

Business Tax
Online service to apply or renew a Business Tax Certificate with the City

Doing Business with the City of St Petersburg
Guide to understanding city procurement procedures, business registration

Economic Development
Business incentive programs, business attraction & retention, city statistics, development updates, redevelopment areas, and business climate

Development Review Services
Zoning, parking requirements, signage and land development regulations for businesses opening a physical location

Open Counter
Online interface tool that serves as a guide to the permitting process at the City of St. Petersburg

Construction Services & Permitting
Permitting information & resources, building codes, building guides & checklists, impact fees

Engineering and Capital Improvements
Public project status reports, drainage and sidewalks, requests for qualifications

Mayor’s Action Center
Connection to City Hall, information requests, service requests

Water Resources
Conservation tips, water quality reports and other information

Grease Management
Grease traps, grease disposal, and registered hauler services; restaurant requirements

Utility Bill Services
Pay your water utility bill online; payment arrangements, sanitation and other utility information

City Sanitation
Commercial containers, collection services, and commercial accounts

Chemical and Hazardous Waste Collection
How to properly dispose of chemical and hazardous waste products, a Pinellas County service

Recycling Program
Recycling zones, collection schedules and guides

Green Programs
LEED standards, energy conservation, water conservation

St. Petersburg Police Department Business Programs
Active shooter planning and prevention, CPTED crime prevention through environmental design program, commercial security surveys, and other programs

St. Petersburg Fire & Rescue
Specialized services for the business community – plan exams, inspections and top codes violation list

Homeless Service Assistance
Give a Hand Up, not a Hand Out brochure on service providers and where to report a violation

Hurricane Preparation
Business disaster preparedness – critical planning steps for before, during and after a storm