Mexico Beach requires a license from every person engaging in business within the city limits (see City Code Section 110 (link is external) for details. It is the duty of all officers and agents of all corporations to see that they comply with this requirement. Licenses are in effect from October 1 to September 30 of each year. The City Council may waive the license fee requirement for non-profits, charitable and religious organizations which has their principal place of business in the city. Disabled Veterans are exempt from the license fee but limited to one business or occupation. Check the ordinance if you have any questions or contact Mary Harmon at 850-648-5700 ext. 4.