Grow your business in Farmington, MO! Here, you’ll find links to Farmington’s various licensing and permit requirements and applications. This includes information for business licenses, use permits, signage permits, and more. Also included are contact links to information for other permits or licenses that may be required to do business in Farmington, such as certain County, State, or Federal requirements.
110 West Columbia
Farmington, MO 63640
*The City Clerk/Collector handles all business licenses except for Contractor Licenses. Please contact the Development Services Coordinator for questions in regards to Contractor Licenses.
Development Services Clerk
|Abstract Agency||50.00||Masonry Contractors||15.00|
|Advertisers, Outdoor||15.00||Masseurs and Massage Therapists||25.00|
|Agents for Insurance Co. (1 Agent Office)||30.00||Mercantile Agent||15.00|
|Agents for Manufacturers||20.00||Moving or Storage Companies||40.00|
|Agents for Nursery Stock||20.00||News or Periodical Distributors||15.00|
|Agents for Real Estate||30.00||Newspapers and Printing Plants||40.00|
|Agents for Real Estate and Insurance||50.00||Newspaper Offices||25.00|
|Agents for Sewing Machines/Vacuum||15.00||Nurseries for Child Care||15.00|
|Amusement Parks||25.00||Painting Contractors||15.00|
|Auction Stores, Auctioneers||20.00||Plumbers||15.00|
|Barber Shops||15.00||Printing Plants||25.00|
|plus, for each additional Barber||5.00||Real Estate Agency||30.00|
|Beauticians||15.00||plus, for each additional Agent||10.00|
|plus, for each additional Beautician||5.00||Real Estate and Insurance Agency||50.00|
|Beauty Parlor Schools||25.00||plus, for each additional Agent||10.00|
|Blacksmith Shops||15.00||Sewing Machine Agents||20.00|
|Boarding Homes||25.00||Shoe Cobbler Shops||10.00|
|Bricklayers||15.00||Shoe Shining Parlors||10.00|
|Brokers (Stock)||25.00||Shooting Galleries||15.00|
|Car Washes, per Wash Bay||10.00||Siding Contractors and Sales||15.00|
|Carpenters||15.00||Solid Waste Processing Company|
|Cattle Dealers||25.00||for each vehicle used||25.00|
|Cement Contractors||15.00||Steam Fitters||15.00|
|Cleaning & Dyeing Establishments||25.00||Stockyards||15.00|
|Cleaning Services||15.00||Storage Warehouses||25.00|
|Cobblers & Shoe Repairers||10.00||Taxicabs||15.00|
|Dance Studios||10.00||Tinners and Tin Shops||15.00|
|Delivery Autos, Drays||25.00||Trailer Parks||50.00|
|Employment offices and Agencies||25.00||Trucking; Moving, Storage or Dray|
|Exterminators||20.00||for each Commercial Motor Moving,|
|Fortunetellers, per day||100.00||Storage or Dray Truck||25.00|
|Garages||15.00||Wood or Coal Dealers||15.00|
|Hawkers, for each 6 Months||20.00|
|Hotels and Motels||25.00|
|Hucksters, for each 6 Months||20.00|
|plus, for each additional Agent||10.00|
|Jewelers and Watch Repairers||15.00|
|Laundries and Launderettes||25.00|
|Linen Rental Services||25.00|
|Loan Companies (Location Approval Needed)||75.00|
License Review Process
The basic process for obtaining a business license is as follows.
1. An application and the required fee are submitted to the City Collector or Development Service Coordinator (Contractor License).
2. Applications are routed to building, zoning, and fire officials for review.
3. Licenses are issued by the City Collector.
Planning and Zoning
Checks whether the location is properly zoned and that the correct official street address is being used.
Permits and Inspections
Checks whether a permit is required and any identifies potential code requirements.
Checks the basic fire safety of the location. An inspection will be scheduled by the Fire Department when a license application is received for review.