​Business licenses are sent out annually. If you are opening a new business or going to be doing business within the city limits, you need to contact City Hall to purchase a business license. The rate is set by ordinance per classification. Beginning rate is $55​.00. A copy of the business license ordinance can be viewed in full by clicking on the Business License Ordinance document below. You will also find the business license request form below. You can fill out the form and either mail it or drop it by City Hall to obtain your license.

Pay Your Business License Bill

Businesses and individuals who currently hold a business license in the city of New Haven can pay their business license bill online.


New Business License Application

Are you a b​usiness or individual who would like to apply for a New Haven Business License?


New Haven City Hall
302 Center Street
New Haven, KY 40051
Office: 502-549-3177
Fax: 502-549-1002

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 98
New Haven, KY 40051