The Orange Walk Trade Licensing Board would like to inform all business owners that Returns for Renewal of a Trade License should be submitted to the Clerk of the Trade Licensing Board not later than November 15, 2017.
Forms are available at the offices of the Orange Walk Town Council during normal working hours. Monday to Thursday——–8:00am to 5:00pm
Friday—————————8:00am to 4:00pm
Section 13 of the Trade Licensing Act states:
(1) Every person who , on the 1st November in any year, carries on a trade in respect of which a license is required under this Act shall on or before 15th November of that year make an application for renewal of his license and submit a return in the form prescribed in the Fourth Schedule
(2) Upon Receipt of an application for renewal of a license under subsection (1) the Board shall grant a renewal of a license but may reassess the fees payable for such renewal in accordance with section 24.
(3) Notwithstanding subsection (2) above, the Board may refuse to renew a license where the applicant is in default of payment of property tax, refuse collections fees and other charges payable to the local authority.
This is a message from the Orange Walk Trade licensing Board and The Orange Walk Town Council.