The City of Kalamazoo is in the process of seeking a new City Attorney (who will be appointed by the City Commissioners). The City of Kalamazoo has launched a brief online survey where residents can give their input on the preferred traits and skills for the next City Attorney.
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.