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.