Trade License is a license / approval / permission issued by the municipal corporation to carry out the particular business / trade at the particular address/location.

All the trading activities mentioned in Schedule X of the Karnataka Municipal Corporation Act, 1976 can be initiated after getting the necessary trade license under Section 353 of the Act. This has to be obtained in advance, i.e., prior to the commencement of the business / trade. This is totally different from Karnataka Shop and Establishment registration, which has to be obtained within 30 days from the commencement of the business. Trade license is prerequisite to commence the business / trade under the KMC Act.

Checklist of documents

  1. Duly filled Application form.
  2. ID proof of the owner/partner/director/authorized signatory (PAN copy / Aadhaar copy, etc.).
  3. Address proof of the owner/ partner/director/authorized signatory (Aadhaar copy / Passport, etc.).
  4. Cellphone / landline number, Email ID, communication address with PIN and ward.
  5. Owner Consent Letter/Lease Agreement Copy.
  6. Neighbor Consent Residential.
  7. Latest Tax Paid Receipt.
  8. Khatha Extract/Katha Certificate.
  9. Self-Certified Business Layout plan.
  10. Building Sanctioned Plan by the Authority.
  11. NOC from pollution Control Board.
  12. Occupancy Certificate.
  13. Electricity Bill copy.

SCHEDULE X

PURPOSES FOR WHICH PREMISES MAY NOT UNDER SECTION 353

BE USED WITHOUT A LICENCE

(See section 353)

Aerated waters – Manufacturing.

Ammunition – Storing, packing, pressing, cleansing, preparing or manufacturing by any process whatever.

Articles made of floor – Baking, preparing, keeping or storing for human consumption (for other than

domestic use).

Ashes – Storing, packing, pressing, cleansing, preparing or manufacturing by any process whatever,

dumping or shifting

Biscuts – Baking, preparing, keeping or storing for human consumption (for other than domestic use).

Blood – Storing, packing, pressing, cleansing, preparing or manufacturing by any process whatever.

Bones – Storing, packing, pressing, cleansing, preparing or manufacturing by any process whatever.

Bread – Baking, preparing, keeping or storing for human consumption (for other than domestic use).

Bricks – Manufacturing. Comphor – Storing, packing, pressing, cleansing, preparing or manufacturing by process whatever or boiling.

Candles – Packing, pressing, cleansing, preparing or manufacturing by any process whatever.

Carpets – Manufacturing.

Catgut – Storing, packing, pressing, cleansing, preparing or manufacturing by any process whatever. Cement – Storing, packing, pressing, cleansing, preparing or manufacturing by any process whatever. Charcoal – Dumping, sifting or storing.

Chemical preparations – Storing, packing, pressing, cleansing, preparing or manufacturing by any process whatever.

Chillies – Grinding by machinery.

Chlorate mixture – Storing, packing, pressing, cleansing, preparing or manufacturing by any process whatever.

Cinders – Storing, packing, pressing, cleansing, preparing or manufacturing by any process whatever or dumping or sifting.

Cloths – Dyeing. Coal – Dumping, sifting, selling or storing

Cocount fibre – Storing, packing, pressing, cleansing, preparing, or manufacturing by any process whatever.

Combustible material – Storing. Combustibles – Baking, preparing, keeping or storing for human consumption (for other than domestic use).

Confectionery – Baking, preparing, keeping or storing for human consumption (for other than domestic use).

Cotton, cotton refuse – Storing, packing, pressing, cleansing, preparing or manufacturing by any process whatever.

Dyes – Packing, pressing, cleansing, preparing or manufacturing by any process whatever.

Explosive – Storing.

Fat – Storing, packing, pressing, cleansing, preparing or manufacturing by any process whatever.

Firewood – Selling or storing.

Fireworks – Storing, packing, pressing, cleansing, preparing or manufacturing by any process whatever. Fish – Storing, packing, pressing, cleansing, preparing or manufacturing by any process whatever.

Fish Oil – Storing, packing, pressing, cleansing, preparing or manufacturing by any process whatever.

Flax – Storing, packing, pressing, cleansing, preparing or manufacturing by any process whatever.

Fleshings – Storing, packing, pressing, cleansing, preparing or manufacturing by any process whatever. Flour – Packing, pressing, cleansing, preparing or manufacturing by any process whatever.

Fuel – Using for any industrial purpose. Fulminate of mercury – Storing, packing, pressing, cleansing, preparing or manufacturing by any process whatever.

Gas – Storing, packing, pressing, cleansing, preparing or manufacturing by any process whatever.

Gold – Refining.

Gram – Husking by machinery.

Gun cotton – Storing, packing, pressing, cleansing, preparing or manufacturing by any process whatever. Gun powder – Storing, packing, pressing, cleansing, preparing or manufacturing by any process whatever.

Nitro glycerine – Storing, packing, pressing, cleansing, preparing or manufacturing by any process whatever.

Nitro mixture – Storing, packing, pressing, cleansing, preparing or manufacturing by any process whatever. Offal – Storing, packing, pressing, cleansing, preparing or manufacturing by any process whatever.

Oil – Storing, packing, pressing, cleansing, preparing or manufacturing by any process whatever.

Paddy – Boiling or husking by machinery.

Paper – Packing, pressing, cleansing, preparing or manufacturing by any process whatever.

Petroleum products – Storing, packing, pressing, cleansing, preparing or manufacturing by any process whatever in quantities not exceeding six gallons, provided that no licence shall be required for storing petroleum in accordance with the provisions of the Petroleum Act, 1934 (Central Act, XXX of 1934), or the rules issued or the notifications published under that Act.

Pottery – Manufacturing by any process whatever. Resin (including rosin) – Storing, packing, pressing, cleansing, preparing or manufacturing by any process whatever.

Saltpeter – Storing, packing, pressing, cleansing, preparing or manufacturing by any process whatever. Seegekai – Powdering by machinery.

Shellar – Storing, packing, pressing, cleansing, preparing or manufacturing by any process whatever.

Soap – Manufacturing by any process whatever.

Spirit – Manufacturing by any process whatever.

Sulphur – Storing, packing, pressing, cleansing, preparing or manufacturing by any process whatever. Tallow – Storing, packing, pressing, cleansing, preparing or manufacturing by any process whatever.

Tar – Storing, packing, pressing, cleansing, preparing or manufacturing by any process whatever.

Thatching materials – Selling or storing.

Tiles – Manufacturing.

Timber – Selling or storing.

Tobacco (including snuff, cigars, cigarattes and beedis) – Storing, pressing, cleansing, preparing or manufacturing by any process whatever.

Turpentine – Storing, packing, pressing, cleansing, preparing or manufacturing by any process whatever. Wool – Storing, packing, pressing, cleansing, preparing or manufacturing by any process whatever, dyeing or drying.

Yarn – Dyeing:

Provided that no license shall be required for the storage only of any of the articles mentioned in this Schedule or for boiling paddy when such storage or boiling is for domestic use and limited to such quantities as may from time to time be fixed by the Commissioner. Gilding or elctro-plating. Keeping a shaving or hair-dressing saloon. Keeping together pigs, or twenty or more sheep or goats or ten or more heads of cattle. Manufacturing articles from which offensive or unwholesome smells, fumes, dust or noise arise.

 

 

Trade License will be issued for a year and has to be renewed on yearly basis, i.e., on or before 1st April.

 

Please visit: http://bbmp.gov.in/trade-license for BBMP trade License and renewal.

 

Reference: The Karnataka Municipal Corporation Act, 1976.