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Business Licensing


The City Clerk's Office issues licenses as required by the City Code. For your convenience, several license applications are available for download.

The City of Bloomington has no general business license.

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License/Permit Required by
City Code section:
Body art 14.376
Casino gaming events 14.36
Christmas tree sales 14.316(a)
Cats 14.88
Commercial animal establishments 14.94
Courtesy bench 14.147
Currency exchange business 14.159
Dances 14.48
Dogs 14.88
Escort services and escorts 14.166
Ferrets 14.88
Fireworks dealers 14.442.19
Food 14.443
Garbage and refuse hauler 10.07
Gasoline 14.324
Laundry, self service commercial 14.237
Limited duration projection mapping permit 14.84.04
Liquor Chapter 13
Lodging establishments 14.443
Manufactured home park 14.543
Massage 14.259
Minnesota Workers' Compensation Law Certificate of Compliance Form  
Milk, cream, and dairy products 14.443
Motel/hotel, each unit 14.443
Motorized golf carts 8.12
Newspaper rack 14.147
Parachuting and aircraft landings and takeoffs 12.43
Pawnbrokers 14.287
Precious metal dealers 14.442.03 and 14.420
Public entertainment/Assembly 14.63
Public pools 14.443
Recreational camping area, children's or youth camp 14.543
Recreational camping area, special event 14.545
Rental license application package – single family dwellings
(duplexes, single-family dwellings, condominiums, townhouses, boarding houses, accessory dwelling units)
14.566 and 14.571
Rental license application package – multiple dwellings
(multiple, three-plex, four-plex, housing with services)
14.566 and 14.571
Roller rinks 14.69
Seasonal sales license (not more than four per year) 14.314
Secondhand goods dealer 14.442.33 / 14.420
Sexually-oriented business 14.332
Solicitors 14.352
Sound trucks 10.33
Swimming pool, therapy and wading pool 15.107
Tanning facilities 14.369
Target range 14.82
Temporary food license 14.450
Temporary license or permit 14.09
Temporary recycling event 14.250
THC product sales 14.298
Tobacco-related products, retail sale each location 14.435
Transient merchant, hawker, or peddler 14.180