Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Who do I contact to get water services turned on or off?
A: The Finance Department at 283-8228.
Q: What activity within the City requires a work permit?
A: Any new building over 120 square feet in floor area, any addition to an existing building, or any work involving new electrical, plumbing or mechanical.
Q: Do I need a Burn Permit to burn materials within City limits?
A: Yes, if you are going to burn brush or yard debris. Small burn pits for cooking or warming in back yards do NOT require a permit. Permits are available at the Fire Department or on our website.
Q: How can I register to vote or update my voter registration?
A: Voter Registration Applications may be obtained at the City Clerk's office or you can register to vote through the State of Alaska Division of Elections website.
Q: Do I need a license or permit to do business within the City of Kenai?
A: All business within the City are required to have a business license through the State of Alaska. The City only issues licenses for Mobile Food Venders, Transient Merchants, and Vehicle's for Hire.
Q: What is the CIty's sales tax?
A: A toal of 6%, 3% City of Kenai and 3% Kenai Peninsula Borough. A Sales Tax Certificate may be obtained throught the Kenai Peninsula Borough.