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Last Updated: 2019-03-18

Public Health Reviews

Business license applications received for the following categories will be referred to the Public Health Department for regulatory review and approval.

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Law Enforcement Reviews

Business license applications received for the following categories will be referred to the Police Department for regulatory review and approval.

Group I Fees

Business TypeLicense FeeRenewal Fee
Junk Dealers$35.00None
Medicine Vendors$35.00None
Merchants, secondhand gold, silver jewelry$440.00None
Employment Service$440.00None
Detective$35.00$220.00
Detective Service$35.00$220.00
Solicitor, orders for books, magazines & periodicals$35.00None
Pistols, retail$515.00None
Palmistry$440.00None
Pawn Shop, pawnbrokers$550.00$145.00
Protective agent or agency$35.00$17.50
Security or group services$35.00$17.50

Group II Fees

Business TypeLicense FeeRenewal Fee
Nightclubs$735.00None
Secondhand dealers$590.00None
Amusement parks, gardens and buildings$40.00None
Athletic fields and parks, coliseums, & similar places$40.00None
Carnivals and other shows$735.00None
Circuses, wild west, trained animal, dog, pony and like shows$40.00None
Dance halls$80.00None
Merry-go-round, hobby horses and carousels$145.00None
Motion picture theatre$290.00None
Bowling alley$80.00None
Skating rink$80.00None

Group III Fees

Business TypeLicense FeeRenewal Fee
Billiard parlor$735.00$145.00

Renewal Fees

A renewal fee shall be collected each year for the following listed permits:

Business TypeRenewal Fee
Billiard parlors$145.00
Detective and detective service$220.00
Pawn Shops$145.00
Protective agent or agency$17.50
Security or guard service$17.50

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