Community Planning & Economic Development

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

Business Licensing Information Program

The Business Licensing Information Program is designed to help educate you about the City's business license processes and requirements.

Watching the video below is a good place to start...

How to get a Business License in Minneapolis

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BLIP Brochure Library

Building Owner Events.

Closing Time

Common Violations

Customer Lines

Dogs in Outdoor Cafes

Flea Markets

Game Day

Hailing a Taxicab

Hours of Operation


Mobile Food Vehicles

Noisy and Loud Assemblies

Outdoor Food Sales

Parking at U of M

Pedal Cars


Serving Intoxicated People


Storm Cleanup

Surveillance Cameras


Tobacco Dealers

Tree Service

Taxi Stands in Uptown

Taxicabs - How to Tell if they are Licensed

Tobacco Sampling


Why You Should Use Licensed Cabs/How to Tell if They’re Licensed

Youth Alcohol Compliance Checks

Last updated Nov 10, 2016