Community Planning & Economic Development

Business Licenses & Consumer Services
350 S. 5th Street, Room 1C
Minneapolis, MN 55415
Phone: (612) 673-2080
Fax: (612) 673-3399

Business Licenses

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What’s new at Business Licenses?

Ordinance Amendment Public Hearings
June 8, 2015
  Chapter 281
- Tobacco product sales and cigar prices. 

May 19, 2015
  Chapter 360 - Outdoor bar and bar areas for cocktail rooms and taprooms 
  Chapter 362
- Off-sale licenses for microdistilleries and Sunday growler sales for brewers 
  Chapter 364 - Restaurants, clubs, bowling centers and hotels may sell/serve intoxicating liquors 
                         at 8:00 a.m. on Sundays  

Planning a Special Event this Summer? 
   Block Event, Parade or Race
Event Sponsoring Permit
Mobile Food Vehicle (Food Truck)Map
Seasonal Food Permit
Short-Term Food Permit

Taxi / TNC
   Wheelchair Accessible Taxicabs

2015 Taxi Vehicle Licenses 
Repair Garage Registration 

Meet our Staff
Business Licenses Inspectors schedule meetings throughout the year to discuss issues with neighborhood groups and members of the business community. A schedule of meeting dates is available for the Business Advisory Committee, LINC (Liquor Industry & the City) and Taxi Representatives.

Business License Information Program (BLIP)
Brochures and videos for business owners, license applicants, and customers are available in our electronic library. Topics include hailing a taxi, hiring a contractor, hosting a catered event, and more. Information is also available in Español, Hmoob, and Soomaaliga. No library card required.

Working to ensure the safety, health, and livability of our community through regulation, enforcement and education. 

Information in Other Languages: Yog xav paub ntau tshaj no, hu (612) 673-2800. Macluumaad dheeri ah, kala soo xiriir (612) 673-3500. Para mas información llame al (612) 673-2700.



Last updated May 20, 2015