Any person who does not maintain a permanent business or branch office within the City of Inverness, but who desires to transact business or engage in any occupation or profession within the city is required to register. Businesses, professions and occupations required to be licensed by the Florida Department of Professional Regulation must submit a copy of their current Florida state license. Applicants for registration may also be required to submit proof of insurance and a copy of the license of that municipality or governmental Business Tax Receipt in which a permanent business location is maintained. Registration shall be accomplished prior to issue of any building permit or commencement of any business, profession or occupation within the city. The City maintains your contractor registration on file using a voluntarily registration program for a fee of $30.00 for a fiscal year. If you choose not to participate in the program, all the above information is required to be submitted per permit.