Freezing temperatures on Tuesday and Wednesday may affect the City’s distribution system, resulting in higher than normal water main failures. If you experience low water pressure or see any water line failures, please call the City’s 311 Action Line and take precautions against freezing pipes with these tips.

FAQ Topic: Business Permit

How do I apply for a fire inspection?

Application for a fire inspection is on the second floor of the Planning Department and the fee is $25 plus additional fees for sprinkler, alarm, or any other test.

How do I start a business in the city?

When you are ready to start a business come to the Planning Department  at 200 S. President St. to meet with a Business Entrepreneur Assistance Team (BEAT) member to walk you through the process.

Does the city require a business license?

Yes, if you need to purchase a business license you can go to the first floor of the Planning Department at 200 S. President St. at Signs and Licenses. We call our business license a privilege license.

Businesses Operated From a Home

Businesses operated from the home of an individual must obtain a Home Occupation Permit from the Zoning Division. A Home Occupation Permit offers services to the public but has numerous restrictions: No retail trade and no stock on the premises No increase in traffic to and from the dwelling No mechanical equipment other than that … Continued

Home Occupation Permits

Businesses operated from the home of an individual must obtain a Home Occupation Permit from the Zoning Division. A Home Occupation Permit offers services to the public but has numerous restrictions: No retail trade and no stock on the premises No increase in traffic to and from the dwelling No mechanical equipment other than that … Continued

Miscellaneous Fees

Amusement Machines (per machine) $45.00 Autos for Hire (per vehicle) $15.00 Auto Vacuum Machines $10.00 Beer License (Retail) $15.00 Beer License (Wholesale) $50.00 Cigarette Dealer (Wholesale) $50.00 Cigarette Vending Machines $2.50 Dance Hall Permit $225.00 Dealer in Deadly Weapons $100.00 Domino Parlor Permit (per table) $8.00 Hobby Horse Machines (per machine) $18.00 Massage Parlor Permit … Continued

Number of Employees

0-3: $20.00 4-10: $30.00 Over 10: $30.00 plus $3.00 for each employee over 10 up to a maximum of $150.00

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