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Vacant Residential Property/Lot License

Prior Approval:
No prior approvals are required for this license.

Cost: $150

Application The paper form is provided for new license applicants. License holders are encouraged to renew this license online.

License Application and Renewal Online

This license can be renewed online, with a valid email address. Renewals can also be made in the Municipal Services Building – Concourse Level (1401 John F. Kennedy Boulevard). In-person renewals will also require an email address.

RETURNED CHECKS: Licenses and Inspections uses eCollect, LLC to collect returned checks. If your check is returned unpaid for insufficient or uncollected funds, (1) you authorize eCollect, LLC to make a one-time electronic funds transfer from your account to collect a fee of $20; and (2) eCollect, LLC may re-present your check electronically to your depository institution for payment. For inquiries about charges to your account please call (888) 569-9001 or email admin@ecollectpayments.com

TAX DELINQUENCY: No license shall be issued or renewed if the entity is delinquent in the filing or payment of City taxes.  

L&I CODE VIOLATIONS: No license shall be issued or renewed if the licensing property has any outstanding L&I code violations.