Licensing on the Swinomish Reservation

Planning & Community Development administers licensing of businesses, dental health providers, child day care centers, and tidelands. If you're not sure if a license is required, please contact the Planning Office by emailing or calling (360) 466-7280.

Business Licensing

Online Portal Online Portal

You can apply for your business license through the online portal. Paper Forms are under documents in the online portal.

Anyone operating a business on the reservation must comply with Swinomish Tribal Code. Business licenses are subject to the provisions in Title 15, Chapter 6 – Business Licensing.

Business License: $50
Wholesale Business License: $500
Fixed Retail Sales License: $150
Special Event License: Determined at time of application
Special Event Cleanup Deposit: $100, due at time of application
Licensee address or business name change: $10
Late fee for renewals: $15 per 10 calendar days of delinquency after a renewal is due

Tidelands Lease

List of Businesses with a Swinomish Business License

Child Daycare Centers
Contact the Planning Department for additional information.

Dental Health Providers
Contact the Planning Department for additional information.



Main Phone (360) 466.7200
Inspections (360) 466.7310

Wendi Martin
Permit Technician
(360) 466.1634

Rachel Henden
Associate Planner
(360) 770.0562

Rebecca Villaluz
Code Compliance Administrator
(360) 466.7309


11367 Moorage Way
LaConner, WA 98257


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Thurs |
8-5:30 PM