Business Licenses & Permits


Please read carefully. The Town of Jonesboro has updated occupational licenses and fees for beginning in 2018. New rates will likely effect your business. Resourcs are available below to help you better understand these changes.

Resources available below:

Occupational License Business Type Reference Table - This reference table will guide you on which license fee table your business must follow, based on business type. 

Occupational Licenses Tables - These tables will guide businesses on how to calculate their occupational license, based on gross sales. See the reference table to see which one applies to you or your business.

For businesses who incur a flat fee and other businesses and professionals not specifically mentioned, visit: Louisiana R.S. 47:359.

Apply or Renew


To apply, complete the application below and return it to the Town of Jonesboro. For new businesses, please estimate your first-year gross receipts. 


To renew, you may download and complete an application below. This will allow you to update any information to your file (like address changes). Renewals must include previous year gross receipts to determine the license fee. We are in the process of mailing renewals.

To submit your completed and signed application, you can: 

  1. Mail: You may mail it to us at: Town of Jonesboro, Business Licenses and Permits, c/o Alfreida Bell, P.O. Box 610, Jonesboro, LA 71251.
  2. Fax: You may fax it to us at: 318-259-4177 ATTN: Alfreida Bell, Business Licenses and Permits.
  3. Email: You may email it to us at:

Should you have any questions, or to verify receipt of your application or renewal, please contact Alfredia Bell at Town Hall by phone at 318-259-2385 or by email at