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City of Bushnell, Florida

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Welcome to our beautiful city! We hope that you will find the information contained in this web site useful and valuable.

We appreciate you choosing Bushnell for your new business location. Listed below and contained within the information on this page are some links to necessary applications that need to be completed for new businesses in the city.

  • We encourage that you contact Denise Lee in our Zoning department at 352-793-2591 before you sign a lease or purchase a location to make sure the property is zoned for your type of business.
  • A fire inspection will need to be completed before you will be permitted to open for business. You may also need a building permit, a sign permit and/or a change of use permit; please call Denise Lee with our building and zoning department at 352-793-2591 to find out what you will need. Click here for more information.
  • Please fill out an application for commercial utility services for your place of business. Click here to download the Commercial Utility application. We offer Electric, Water, Sewer and Refuse services; services vary by location. Please call City Hall to find out what services are available at your specific location.
  • All businesses operating inside the city limits are required to have an active business tax. Click here to download the business tax application.

Please note: you only need a business tax license with the City of Bushnell if you have a permanent place of business inside the city limits of Bushnell and you will have customers coming and going from that location.

The City of Bushnell is always looking for businesses to participate in various community events that we put on throughout the year, to find out more information please call Kellie Mason at 352-793-2591.

All businesses with water service are required to test their backflow devices on a yearly basis. If you do not test your backflow device by the deadline listed on your backflow letter then the City will test the backflow device for you and bill your utility account.

If you would like your utility account set up for automatic payments, download, fill out and turn in this application.

If you have any other questions or concerns please feel free to contact our customer service department at 352-793-2591.

Thank you for choosing Bushnell!