If someone is operating a business within the city limits, they are required to obtain a Vineyard Business License. This includes home-based businesses. The Vineyard Municipal Code Section 5.02.020 states:
5.02.020 Business License Required
It shall be a class B misdemeanor for any person to transact, engage in or carry on any business, trade, profession, calling or to operate a vending, pinball or coin-operated machine without first receiving the class or type of license required by the municipality.