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​License applications are listed in alphabetical order. Please contact the City Clerk’s office at cclerk@topeka.org or call (785) 368-3941 with specific questions regarding the application process or license regulations as they will vary.

Alcoholic Liquor Distr.

Cost: $2000
License Period: Same as State License
Reference: 9.15.060 to 9.15.090
License App

 

Ambulance Business

Cost: $25
License Period: 1-1 to 12-31
Reference: 5.25.010 to 10.30.040
License App

 

Ambulance Vehicle

Cost: $14 ea
License Period: 1-1 to 12-31
Reference: 5.25.010 to 10.30.040
License App


Amusement Park

Cost: $80 week/$20 day/$150 year
License Period: See previous
Reference: Sec. 5.10.050
License App

 

Auctioneer

Cost: $2 per day/$20 per year
License Period: See previous
Reference: 5.10.060
License App


Automobile Buses

Cost: Per vehicle less than 6 passengers….$50.00
Per vehicle of 6 or 7 passengers….$70.00
Per vehicle of 8 or more passengers….$100.00
License period: 09-11 to 09-10
Reference: 5.10.070
License application


Bathhouse/Massage Salons

Cost: Operator $300/Employee $25
License Period: June 1 – May 31
Reference:5.10.080 and Code Chapter 5.40
Frequently Asked Questions

 

Bill Posters

Cost: $2 a day $5 a week $10 a month $25 a year
Date: see previous
Reference: 9.10.010 to 9.10.140
License App

 

Cereal Malt Beverage (General)

Cost: $225
License Period: 1-1 to 12-31
Reference: 9.15.010

 

Cereal Malt Beverage (Limited)

Cost: $75
License Period: 7-1 to 6-30
Reference: 9.15.010
Inspections: Guidelines

General/Limited Corporate
General/Limited Individual
General/Limited Partnership


Circuses

Cost: $50 day/$150 week
License Period: See previous
Reference: Repealed by Ord. 19370

 

Cleaners/Dry Cleaners

Cost: $20
License Period: 11-1 to 10-31
Reference: 5.10.150
License App

 

Dance Hall - Beer

Cost: $160
License Period: 1-1 to 12-31
Reference: 5.65.010 to 5.65.070
License App

 

Dance Hall - Hall

Cost: $8 DAY/$80 YEAR
License Period: 1-1 TO 12-31
Reference: 5.65.010 to 5.65.070
Inspections: Guidelines
License App

 

Dance Hall - Non Profit

Cost: $8
License Period: 1-1 to 12-31
Reference: 5.65.010 to 5.65.070
License App

 

Dance Hall - Regular

Cost: $50 year
License Period: 1-1 to 12-31
Reference: 5.65.010 to 5.65.070
Inspections: Guidelines
License App

 

Fireworks

Cost: $280
License Period: 6-27 to 7-5
Reference: 8.35.070
License App


Flea Market Promoter

Cost: $100
License Period: 01-01 to 12-31
Reference: 5.115.120 to 5.115.170

Flea Market Promoter License Application


Funeral Escort Service

Cost: $80 first year/$40 renewals
License Period: 1-1 to 12-31
Reference: 10.45.010 to 5.70.060
License App

 

Going Out of Business

Cost: $75
License Period: 60 days/renew additional 45 days: $120
Reference: 5.75.010 to 5.75.160
License App

 

Haunted House Permit

Cost: $105
Reference: 5.80.010 to 5.80.060
License App

 

Microbrewery, Winery

License Period: Same as state license
Reference: 9.15.010

 

Mobile Food Service Units

Cost: $300
License Period: 1-1 to 12-31
Reference: 5.115.180
Mobile Food Service Unit Application 

 

Open After Midnight

Cost: $40
License Period: 5-1 to 4-30
Reference: 5.20.010 to 5.20.080
License App

 

Paintball Guns

Cost: $100 12 Months
Date: 12 Months
Reference: 9.40.010
License App

 

Pawnbrokers

Cost: $140
License Period: 1-1 to 12-31
Reference: 5.110.010 to 5.110.230
License App

 

Peddlers & Solicitors

Cost: $250 (plus background check)
License Period: 1-1 to 12-31
Reference: 5.115.020
License App

 

Precious Metal Dealer

Cost: $35
License Period: 7-1 to 6-30
Reference: 5.125.010
License App


Private Club/Drinking Establishment

Cost: $500
License Period: Same as state license
Reference: 9.15.010
License App
 
 

Professional Boxing/Wrestling

Cost: $140
License Period: Year to date
Reference: 5.130.010 to 5.130.060
License App
 
 

Retail Liquor Store

Cost: $600
License Period: Same as state license
Reference: 9.15.010
License App
 

Salvage Yard

Cost: $280 first year/$140 renewals
License Period: 1-1 to 12-31
Reference: 5.135.050
License App
New Application
Renewal Application


Scrap Metal Dealer Registration

Cost: $400/10 yrs
Renew: $50/10yr
Reference: 5.10.300

Corporate
Individual
Firm/Partnership/Association


Second Hand Dealer

Cost: $32
License Period: 1-1 to 12-31
Reference: 5.140.010 to 5.140.060
License App

 

Septic Tank Cleaning

Cost: $35
License Period: 3-15 to 3-14
Reference: 5.145.010

Sidewalk Vendor

Cost: $10/day
Reference: 5.115.070 to 5.115.110
Sidewalk Vender License Application

 

Sign Hanger

Cost: $50
License Period: 9-1 to 8-31
Reference: 5.150.010 to 5.150.040
License App 

 

Taxi Cab Company

Cost: $20 per cab
License Period: 1-1 to 12-31
Reference: 5.155.050
License App

 

Taxi Cab Driver

Cost: $10
License Period: 1-1 to 12-31
Reference: 5.155.050 to 5.155.110
License App


Tobacco/Novelty Retail License

Cost: $500
License Period: 12 months YTD
Reference: 5.160.010 to 5.160.040
License App


Transient Vendor

Cost: $10/day
Reference: 5.115.010
License App


Tree, Shrub & Vine Service

License Period: 1-1 to 12-31 Reference: 5.165.010 to 5.165.100
License App


Wholesale Beer Distributor

Cost: $1400
License Period: Same as State License
Reference: 9.15.060 to 9.15.090
License App
Contact

Brenda Younger

City Clerk
Email

215 SE 7th Street, Room 166
Topeka, KS 66603