City offices will be closed on Monday, May 30 in observance of Memorial Day. Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, May 31.
The City of Kalamazoo is excited to launch a new website to better serve our community. Try it out and let us know what you think!
The City Charter requires certain types of businesses to be licensed to operate in the City of Kalamazoo. Information on these licenses is provided below. Some business may not require a license from the city, but would require a license from Kalamazoo County, the State of Michigan, or another regulating authority. If you are starting a business, make sure you know what licenses are required.
Find information on marihuana businesses in the City of Kalamazoo.
Apply for a permit to hold public fireworks display.
Apply for a business licenses related to selling products like food trucks, transient merchants, peddlers, Kalamazoo Mall vendors.
Find information about applying for a liquor license.
Apply for a license for a business that resells or recycles products like pawnbrokers, recycling dealers, or precious metals or gem dealers.
Apply for a Temporary Use Permit for short-term activities on private property like sales or food stands, that may not usually be allowed by zoning.