Auction House

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An Auction House is any person or business receiving property from other persons or businesses and reselling that property to a third party by auction.


$50 Annual license fee, pro-rated to $35 after June 30


Tempe City Code §16A-1 to §16A-39 


Auction House Business License Application
Auction House Individual License Application

Application packet must contain the following:

  • Business Application
  • Individual Application for all owners
  • A Tax license number for the Arizona Department of Revenue with Tempe listed as a location

Note: All applicants must submit fingerprints

$22 fingerprint fee per person

Fingerprint cards created by licensing office

Application packet is forwarded to:

1. Building Safety 

2. Development Services 

3. Fire Prevention 

4. Police Department