Business Licensing

A business license is required to conduct, sell or provide a services in Richfield. The following are just some of businesses that require a license: taxi company, taxi driver, restaurant server, food establishment, wine, beer, hard liquor, massage therapist, tobacco, motor vehicle dealer, second hand dealer, pawn broker, solicitor and tattoo artist.  

Community events serving food products of any kind and open to the general public, must apply for a  temporary food  license at least 30 days prior to the event. A consultation with a food sanitarian is required before a license can be obtained.  

An event that requires a temporary alcohol license must be submitted at least 60 days prior to the event.

To determine if you need a license to conduct your business or provide a service,  contact Business Licensing at 612-861-9870.


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  • Amusement Device
    document Header Amusement Device
  • Animal Commercial Kennel License
    document Header Animal Commercial Kennel License
  • Beekeeper
    document Header Beekeeper
  • Business License (Including Food, Catering,Vending, Tobacco, Hotel/Motel, Pool, Boarding House)
    document Header Business License (Including Food, Catering,Vending, Tobacco, Hotel/Motel, Pool, Boarding House)
  • Christmas Tree Sales
    document Header Christmas Tree Sales
  • Environmental Plan Review
    document Header Environmental Plan Review
    For all new, altered or remodeled food facilities(restaurants, health clubs, commercial day care facilities) also pet shops, therapeutic massage and lodging facilities.
  • Itinerant Activity (Part I-For business information)
    document Header Itinerant Activity (Part I-For business information)
    Includes:  Solicitor/Canvasser, Transient Business/Merchant, Wagon Peddler, Peddler/Hawker
  • Itinerant Activity (Part II - This application must be filled out be each solicitor)
    document Header Itinerant Activity (Part II - This application must be filled out be each solicitor)
  • Itinerant Amusement
    document Header Itinerant Amusement
  • Liquor Dispensers
    document Header Liquor Dispensers
  • Motor Vehicle Dealers
    document Header Motor Vehicle Dealers
  • On Sale Alcohol License (Part I)
    document Header On Sale Alcohol License (Part I)
  • On Sale Alcohol License (Part II)
    document Header On Sale Alcohol License (Part II)
  • Taxi Cab Companies
    document Header Taxi Cab Companies
  • Taxi Driver
    document Header Taxi Driver
  • Temporary Food
    document Header Temporary Food
  • Temporary Liquor License
    document Header Temporary Liquor License
  • Therapeutic Massage Enterprise (Part I)
    document Header Therapeutic Massage Enterprise (Part I)
  • Therapeutic Massage Enterprise (Part II)
    document Header Therapeutic Massage Enterprise (Part II)
  • Therapeutic Massage Therapist
    document Header Therapeutic Massage Therapist