The occupational license (Local Business Tax Receipt in Miami-Dade County, Florida) or zoning permission is obtained from the offices of the county depending on the region or city where the business is located.
State license or certification should be sought depending on the type of profession or activity to develop.

Businesses subject to licensing, among others, are:
-Transportation and public-load
-Financial Products & Services
-Tobacco, alcohol, and firearms
-Imports of foods and drugs