Business License

Business License Department

The Business License Department’s mission is to guide new businesses and existing businesses through the new and renewal application and licensing procedures. The department processes all business licenses governed by the Mayor, City Council, City Clerk, Health Department and License Commission. The following is a list of licenses processed through each department.


Weekday and Sunday Public Amusement licenses.

City Council

Auctioneer, Junk Dealer and Junk Collector, Taxi and Limo, Pawn Broker, Billiard, and Bowling Alley licenses.

City Clerk

Business Certificates.


Body Art Practitioner, Tattoo Body Art Establishment, Frozen Desserts, Funeral Directors, Inside and Outside pools, Camps, Class 1, 2, & 3 Food, Caterer, Mobile Food Unit, Mobile Home Park, Motel, Septic Hauler & Installer, Tanning, and Tobacco licenses.

License Commission

Class 1, 2, & 3 Auto Dealers, Common Victualler, Innholder, Entertainment, Coin Operated Device, All Alcoholic, Wine & Malt, and Seasonal alcohol licenses.