Business Licensing

A business license is required to conduct, sell or provide a service in Richfield. The following are some 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 and open to the general public must apply for a temporary food license 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 submit an application 60 days prior to the event as City Council approval is required before the alcohol license can be issued.

To determine whether you need a business license, contact the City of Richfield at 612-861-9870.


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  • Environmental Plan Review
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    document Header On Sale Alcohol License (Part II)
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    document Header Temporary Liquor License
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    document Header Therapeutic Massage Enterprise (Part II)
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