Business License

Business License Department

The Business License Department is a division of the City Clerk's Office. The mission of the department is to guide new and existing businesses through the application, renewal and licensing procedures. The department processes all business licenses governed by the Mayor, City Council, City Clerk and License Commission. The following is a list of licenses processed through each department. 
*Please note that all food licenses should go through the Health 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.

License Commission

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