City of Kent Permit Center
400 W. Gowe St. #114
Kent, WA 98032
Permit Center Hours:
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
9 a.m. to -5 p.m.
More than 8,000 firms call Kent home. Our prime location provides attractive and efficient access for product distribution as well as a highly skilled and centrally located labor force. With over 78,000 jobs and a diverse economic base, Kent has had very steady and strong increases over the past decade in gross business income, taxable sales, total employment and population. Totaling over $8 billion, Kent has the highest gross business income among its peer cities in King County, exceeding second-ranked Renton by more than $2.5 billion.
The Kent Chamber of Commerce proudly supports the Kent business community.
Find information on taxes that might apply to your business.
The City supports Green River College’s Small Business Assistance Center (SBAC), which provides no cost business counseling, workshops/classes and other business resources.
Discover the who, what and where of Kent's business licenses.
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