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Licensing Fees

The following is a list of various licenses issued to do business in the city. The City Council grants theses licenses for which there is a fee:

Liquor Licenses:

Description Amount
Class A $1000.00
Class B (Tavern) - new/transfer
$1750.00
Class B (Limited) - new/transfer
$1500.00
Class B (Victualer) - new/transfer
$1500.00
Class C - none available $700.00
Class D - none available $500.00
Class D Veterans - none available $200.00
One Day - Non Profit, Religious, Political
     Class F (Beer & Wine) $15.00
     Class F-1 (Full Privilege $35.00

Other Licenses:

Description
Amount
Victualling House (First Class 7 days)
$150.00
Victualling House (Second Class no Sundays
$80.00
Tavern (Rooming House 1st class with meals)
$100.00
Tavern (Rooming House 2nd class without meals)
$30.00
Holiday Retail
$75.00
Second Hand Shop
$100.00
Auto Repair Shop
$100.00
Pawn Shop
$150.00
Peddler/Hawker
$250.00
Mobile Food Truck
$250.00
One Day - Peddler/Hawker/Mobile Food Truck
$50.00
Private Detective
$150.00
Laundry
$10.00
Firearms
$5.00
Flea Market
$100.00
Fortune Telling
$50.00
Pigeon Loft - existing only
$25.00
Tattoo Parlors
$175.00
Sandwich Board Signs (Per Sign)
$20.00

Miscellaneous Licenses include but not Limited to the Following:

Description Amount
Amusement machines & devices
$50.00 per machine
Billiard & Pool Tables
$30.00 per table
Bingo
$100.00 Annually / $25.00 per bingo
Bowling Alleys
$10.00 per alley
Carnivals & Circuses
$2.00 per day - weekdays / $5.00 per day - Saturday / Sunday
Employment Agencies
$25.00
Game Room
$50.00
Entertainment/Special Event
$2.00 per day - weekdays / $5.00 per day - Saturday / Sunday

For information on the procedure to apply for any of these licenses, please contact the City Clerk's Office at (401) 728-0500  Ext. 224 or 225.

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