Photography Studios perform services and sell products -- and therefore need business licenses.
In the heart of the Hampton Roads region of Virginia, Norfolk is a major commercial hub. The city's economy relies heavily on military, defense contracting, shipping and rail transportation. The Norfolk community has a large military family population and retail businesses are popular as well. Local city ordinances require the licensing of all businesses. Additionally, Virginia's many regulations require a large number of state licenses, even for many simple small businesses.