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Occupational License

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The Department of Finance is responsible for compliance and the issuing of Occupational Licenses for the City of Grandview.

Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Who needs an Occupational License? 

  • An Occupational License is required for anyone doing business in the City limits.   
  • Certain businesses are exempt from this requirement (i.e. Health Care Facilities, Doctors and Lawyers). 
  • If you are operating a business from your home, you will also need to obtain a “Home Occupational Permit.”
  • In order to be eligible for a Home Occupation Permit, you must comply with the rules defined by The City of Grandview.

Craftsman’s License 
those involved with electrical, plumbing or mechanical (heating and cooling) must fill out the "Master Craftsman" portion of the Occupational License. 

License Fees

  • Occupational License for Non-Contractors (Click for list of those considered contractors) 
  • Divide the Annual Gross Receipts by 1000 and multiply by .40
  • Minimum amount $25
  • Maximum amount $4,000 

Occupational License for Contractors 

  • Divide the Annual Gross Receipts by 1000 and multiply by .40 (Exclude work performed outside The City of Grandview)
  • Minimum amount $50 
  • Maximum amount $4,000 
  • Craftsman’s License $50 
  • Plumber’s Bond $100

Liquor & Cigarette Licenses 
Click here to view the Grandview City Clerks Page.

Methods of Payment
Cash, Check, Money Order, and credit cards are all acceptable forms of payment. Please complete application and either bring, or mail it, along with the payment and certificates of insurance to:

Grandview City Hall
Tax Collections Office
1200 Main Street
Grandview, Mo 64030

Downloadable Applications & Helpful Links

Building Blocks to Opening a Business in The City of Grandview

Occupational Application

Home Occupational Application form

State and Federal Requirements for Business

 Occupational License Resolution

Small Business Administration

Grandview Chamber of Commerce



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