City of Springfield, MO – Licensing Division

The city of Springfield, Missouri, Division of Licensing assists citizens and businesses with business/occupational licenses, special tax bills, bidding on city projects/contracts and more.


The Department of Finance and its Division of Licensing in Springfield, Missouri, assists citizens and businesses with business/occupational, liquor, cigarette tax and apartment licenses; special tax bills (mowing, sewer construction, demolition, nuisance and health abatements); bidding on city projects/contracts; and inquiries concerning financial information about the city.

The Department’s Division of Licensing can assist with 

  • Business License Applications
  • Parking Permits
  • Hotel/Motel Tax
  • Alcohol Licensing and Regulation
  • Further guidance for temporary vendors

Applications for business licenses can be submitted online or in person. 

Services Provided

Regulatory Compliance

  • Registration, licenses and permits (Specialty)
  • Codes (Specialty)
  • Government Requirements (Specialty)

Starting a Business

  • Registration, Licenses and Permits (Specialty)
  • Site Location
Contact Information
Licensing Division
840 Boonville Ave.
1st floor
Springfield, MO 65802