The City of Leeds, Alabama is a great location for your business to start, stay and grow! The City’s Business Resource Team stands ready to guide you no matter the stage of your business journey. The goal of the Team is to make conducting City‐related transactions as smooth and seamless as possible.

The City of Leeds Business Licensing Guide is a summary of what you need to know about the city as you operate your business. You can view or download this guide and all the details by clicking here or the button below:

The Leeds Business Resource Team will collaborate with you as you start, maintain, and grow your business. (Of special note, joint meetings with owners, architects, contractors, and other key stakeholders during start‐up and expansion phases involving construction are essential.) Please contact Leeds’s Business Resource Team by telephone at 205‐699-0943 or by e‐mail at to get started. It is our goal to provide unparalleled services to our business community.

Effective August 2022, all City of Leeds business licenses are obtained and taxes are to be reported through Avenu.

Taxpayer Support: 1.877.941.5480

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We want you to do business in Leeds.  By utilizing the City of Leeds Business Licensing Guide as a step-by-step checklist, you can follow the right order of the necessary steps so your business start-up or re-location can go smoothly and efficiently.

We look forward to doing business with you!

The City of Leeds, Alabama