Business Development Survey
Help gauge how the City is doing with the business
sectors within the community by filling out this brief survey.
To operate a business in the City of Lee’s Summit you must have a city issued business license. Zoning approval from the Planning and Codes Department is required for a new business, or a relocated business, if the business is located within the city limits of Lee’s Summit. If your business includes retail sales, you must also have a State of Missouri Sales Tax Number.
Business licenses questions may be directed to the Development Center at 816-969-1220.
Applicants must provide the following to the Development Center in order to begin processing a business license.
Certificates of Insurance must name the City of Lee's Summit, Missouri as a certificate holder
Term of License
Business licenses expire one year from the date of issuance.
- Business license fee $50.00
Additional Fees when applicable
- Master/Contractor License $25.00
- $100 CEU fee (if CEU documentation is not provided) - The Contractor Licensing page has more information on specific requirements for contractors.
- Delinquent business license penalty is 5% per month not to exceed 25%