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Business Licenses

Unless Otherwise Noted, Licenses are Issued for One Year Periods. Note: You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader© to view these forms.

License
Fee
Requirements
Ordinance Reference
Auctioneer $100 per year Completed Application

2,500 Bond

Chapter 805
Billiard Room & Bowling Alley $50 application fee plus $15 per table or alley per year Completed Application

Insurance & Bond

Chapter 806
Building Wrecker or Building Mover $125 per year (new)

$100 per year (renewal)
Completed Application

Copy of State Builder License

Liability Insurance

$10,000 Bond
Chapter 870
Cabaret $500 per year Completed Application
Chapter 808

Fireworks Display

Fireworks Retail

Fireworks Wholesale

$150 per event

$200 per year

$500 per year
See Application
Chapter 1615
Going Out of Business, Fire & Certain Other Sales $50 per 30 days

renewable twice at $50 each
Notarized Application including Inventory of Merchandise

City Treasurer Tax Certification
Michigan Regulation of Certain Sales MCL 442.211 et. seq.
HEALTH CLUB $300 per year NOTARIZED APPLICATION

Liability Insurance

$1000 Bond

Plans & Specifications
Chapter 822
ICE CREAM PEDDLER $15.00/VEHICLE -6 MONTHS

$25.00/VEHICLE -12 MONTHS

PLUS $25 PER OWNER, EMPLOYEE, AND AGENT FOR BACKGROUND CHECKS
NOTARIZED APPLICATION

MICHIGAN SALES TAX LICENSE NUMBER

LIABILITY INSURANCE

Criminal Background Check for every Owner, Employee, and Agent
Chapter 844
JUNK DEALER $5.00 PER CART/

$10.00 PER SHOP
Completed Application

$200.00 BOND
Chapter 826
Massage Therapist Exemption $300 per year NOTARIZED EXEMPTION APPLICATION

DOCUMENTARY EVIDENCE

Insurance & Bond
Chapter 822
Medical Marihuana Establishment License inoperative due to court decision License inoperative due to court decision Chapter 1300
Peddler, Canvasser, & Transient Merchant License Fee:Peddler or Canvasser $75, first applicant per business; $10, each additional applicant. Transient Merchant $75 per location.
Background Check Fee:$25 per person
Notarized Application

$1000 Bond

Fingerprints

Photo Identification

Credentials as representative of employer (if applicable)
Chapter 844
SECONDHAND DEALER $200.00/YR. Completed Application

$200 Surety Bond
Chapter 856
Show License $250 per day

Maximum $1000 per applicant per location per year
Notarized Application

$1000.00 Indenmity Bond

Liability Insurance
Chapter 860
Sign Erector $125 per year (new)

$100 per year (renewal)
Completed Application

Liability Insurance
Chapter 1442
Street Musician $25 per year
Completed Application Chapter 864

Vehicle for Hire

Taxi, Limousine, Shuttle Bus, Horse-Drawn Carriage

$50 application fee plus $35 per vehicle per year
Completed Application

Liability Insurance

$5,000 Indemnity Bond
Chapter 872(Sections 872.01 to 872.09 and 872.99)
VEHICLE FOR HIRE:

CLASS A WRECKER (5 OR MORE)
see application
NOTARIZED APPLICATION

CERTIFICATE OF LIABILITY INSURANCE

CARGO INSURANCE ENDORSEMENT

$1,000 INDEMNITY BOND
Chapter 872(Sections 872.01 and 872.10 to 872.99)

VEHICLE FOR HIRE:

CLASS B WRECKER (LESS THAN 5)

see application
NOTARIZED APPLICATION

CERTIFICATE OF LIABILITY INSURANCE

$1,000 INDEMNITY BOND
Chapter 872(Sections 872.01 and 872.10 to 872.99)
Waste Hauler $50 application fee plus $35 per vehicle per year
Completed Application

Liability Insurance
WASTE HAULER

 

   

$125 per year (new)
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Chris Swope
City Clerk
Contact
9th floor of City Hall
124 W. Michigan Ave.
Lansing, MI 48933.
517-483-4131
city.clerk@lansingmi.gov

HOURS
Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.