Business Tax Receipt License and Special Event Permit

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In light of the Health Department advisories regarding the Corona Virus, the City of Hallandale Beach is implementing temporary guidelines for business owners to submit their Business Tax Receipt applications.    

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Business Tax Receipt 

Business Tax Receipts (BTR) are required for any entity engaging in or managing any business, profession, or occupation within the City. 

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Pursuant to Ordinance No. 2020-026, Section 13-70, Starting September 16, 2021, if your business has one or more shopping carts, a Shopping Cart Retrieval Plan must be submitted with your Business Tax Receipt application. Any revisions to such shopping cart plan must be resubmitted by email to btr@cohb.org. Defiance of this Ordinance may result in Code violations.

Temporary Use Authorization/ Special Events

The temporary use of a property to conduct indoor and promotional events that change the city approved occupancy or capacity of the facility; special events that involve street closures or require the coordination of a number of city departments or other agencies, involve the use of alcohol, on-site commercial cooking, food sales or large scale temporary structures; outdoors sales; outdoor special events attracting a large attendance; or similar events, require a temporary use authorization.

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Gatherings are limited by Broward County Emergency Order 20-29, chapter 5.  Unless otherwise permitted, gatherings are limited to 10 people except those that occur as part of regular day-today activities and operations of an establishment and outdoor open-air special events with an approved reopening/ operating plan:

Outdoor open-air events that are not otherwise permitted may operate pursuant to an approved reopening or operating plan submitted by the Establishment hosting or organizing the event to reopening@broward.org. The proposed reopening or operating plan must include, without limitation, appropriate operational safeguards, attendance limits such as persons per square foot, sanitation procedures, facial covering requirements, and staffing/security. The proposed reopening or operating plan must be approved in writing by the Broward County Administrator before the event can take place.

Filming Activity Permit  

Filming Permits are required for individuals or businesses wishing to conduct filming activities in the City of Hallandale Beach. The filming guidelines apply to all location filming activities, which take place in the City of Hallandale Beach. Exceptions to the guidelines are newscast and filming activities conducted by (or for) the City, or students. 

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Hotel Registration

The registration of hotels is set in place to monitor and regulate hotel/condo-hotel uses by allowing City inspection of the official books and records of such uses to ensure compliance with stipulated regulations.

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