Departments
Transient Merchant

General Requirements prior to obtaining a county transient merchant permit:

MUST BE REGISTERED WITH THE STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA TO DO BUSINESS IN THE STATE.

Contact State of North Dakota:

701-328-1246 Compliance Issues

701-328-1241 Registration

North Dakota Retail Sales Tax Permit

FOOD VENDORS:  Permit must be obtained from the ND Department of Health, call 701-328-1291 for inspection. YOU CANNOT OPERATE WITHOUT A PERMIT FROM THE STATE HEALTH DEPARTMENT.  Food vendors can't have a mobile liquor license without a base of operations with a commercial kitchen located within the County's Jurisdiction.  Licensed establishments must obtain a special liquor permit when hosting events outside their facility.  Liquor licenses do not cross jurisdictions.  Liquor establishments must also have a concurrent ND State Liquor License.

A Transient Merchant Permit is good for current year.

 

 



Williams County Auditor
PO Box 2047, 1st Floor Courthouse
Williston, ND 58802-2047

701-577-4500
701-577-4510 (fax)