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Business License

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.

Application Package

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.

License Fees

  • 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%