Licenses & Permits

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The City of Shakopee issues many different types of permits and licenses; most require in-person application at City Hall, 129 Holmes St. S., Shakopee, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Click on the links below for more information about individual permits and licenses.

City-Issued Licenses & Permits

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Change of Occupancy or Land Use Review Building Inspections  City Hall, 19 Holmes St. S. Request for Change of Occupancy, Occupant or Land Use Review 

Commercial Building Permit

Building Inspections

City Hall, 129 Holmes St. S.

Commercial Building Permit Application

Commercial Cooking Hoods & Ducts Permit

Fire Department

Mechanical Permit Application

Currency Exchange (State law requires City to review the application for license)

City Clerk

City Hall, 129 Holmes St. S.

Currency Exchange License 

Deck Permit

Building Inspections

City Hall, 129 Holmes St. S.

Residential Building Permit Application

Demolition Permit

Building Inspections

City Hall, 129 Holmes St. S.

Demolition Permit Application

Dog License  Parks & Recreation Community Center, 1255 Fuller St. S. Dog License Application

Electrical Permit

Building Inspections

City Hall, 129 Holmes St. S.

Electrical Permit Application

Fence Permit

Public Works

Public Works, 400 Gorman St.

Fence Permit Application

Fire Protection Equipment Permit for Fire Alarm and Fire Suppression Systems

Fire Department

Fire Permit Application

Fireworks - Consumer/
Retail Sales Permit

Fire Department

Consumer Fireworks Retail Sales Permit Application
Fireworks - Display or Show Permit Fire Department Fireworks Display Permit Application

Flammable Liquid Storage Tanks & Dispensing Systems Permit

Fire Department

Fire Permit Application

Grading Permit

Engineering

Call (952) 233-9363

Grading Permit Application

Massage Therapist License

City Clerk

City Hall, 129 Holmes St. S.

Massage Therapist Application

Massage Therapy Business License

City Clerk

City Hall, 129 Holmes St. S.

Massage Therapy Business Application

Mechanical Permits (Heating, Air Conditioning, Refrigeration, Ventilation, Gas Line)

Building Inspections

City Hall, 129 Holmes St. S.

Mechanical Permit Application or ePermits (Residential Only)

Mobile Food Trucks City Clerk City Hall, 129 Holmes St. S. Mobile Food Truck Application

Motion Picture Theater License

City Clerk

City Hall, 129 Holmes St. S.

Motion Picture Theater Application

Moving Permit

Building Inspections

City Hall, 129 Holmes St. S.

Moving Permit Application

Off-Sale Beer License
Off-Sale Liquor License

City Clerk

City Hall, 129 Holmes St. S.

Liquor Licenses

On-Sale Beer License
On-Sale Club License
On-Sale Wine License

City Clerk

City Hall, 129 Holmes St. S.

Liquor Licenses

Open Burning Permit

Fire Department

Burning Permit Application

Parade, Race and Event Permit

Police

Police Dept., 475 Gorman St.

Parade, Race and Event Application

Pawnshops, Precious Metal and Secondhand Dealers

City Clerk

City Hall, 129 Holmes St. S.

Business Application

Employee Application

Peddlers, Solicitors and Transient Merchants

City Clerk

City Hall, 129 Holmes St. S.

Peddlers & Merchants Application

Solicitors Registration

Pet Store License

City Clerk

City Hall, 129 Holmes St. S.

Pet Store Application

Plumbing Permit

Building Inspections

City Hall, 129 Holmes St. S.

Plumbing Permit Application or ePermits (Residential Only)

Refuse Collection License

City Clerk

City Hall, 129 Holmes St. S.

Refuse Hauler Application

Rental Registration Police Police Dept., 475 Gorman St. Rental Registration Form

Re-roofing Permit –Residential Only

Building Inspections

City Hall, 129 Holmes St. S.

ePermits

Residential Building Permit

Building Inspections

City Hall, 129 Holmes St. S.

Residential Building Permit Application

Re-siding Permit – Residential Only

Building Inspections

City Hall, 129 Holmes St. S.

ePermits

Right-of-Way Permit (permission to work in public right-of-way) Public Works Public Works, 400 Gorman St. Right-of-Way Permit Application

Seasonal Sales Permit

Planning

City Hall, 129 Holmes St. S.

Seasonal Sales Permit Application

Sewer & Water Permit

Building Inspections

City Hall, 129 Holmes St. S.

Sewer & Water Application or ePermits (Residential Only)

Show, Non-Transient Theme Parks, Amusement Parks (with or without rides)

City Clerk

City Hall, 129 Holmes St. S.

Business Licenses

Sign Permit

Planning

City Hall, 129 Holmes St. S.

Sign Permit Application

Sunday Liquor License

City Clerk

City Hall, 129 Holmes St. S.

Liquor License

Taxi Drivers License

City Clerk

City Hall, 129 Holmes St. S.

Taxi Drivers Application

Taxicab License

City Clerk

City Hall, 129 Holmes St. S.

Taxicab Business Application

Temporary Beer and Liquor License

City Clerk

City Hall, 129 Holmes St. S.

Liquor Licenses

Tents & Canopies Permit

Fire Department

Fire Permit Application

Tobacco License

City Clerk

City Hall, 129 Holmes St. S.

Tobacco Sales Application

Tree, Shrub and Bush Permit  Natural Resources
Tree, Shrub and Bush Permit Application

Window-Door Replacement Permit – Residential Only

Building Inspections

City Hall, 129 Holmes St. S.

ePermits

Woodland Alteration Permit  Natural Resources 
Woodland Alteration Permit

Driver's Licenses

The Scott County Service Center, located at 400 Fourth Ave. W., Shakopee, provides driver’s license application and renewal, motor vehicle plates and title transactions, passport applications and renewal.

Business Licensing or Regulation

Currently the City does not license or regulate most businesses. For State or county licensing, contact the Minnesota Small Business Assistance Office at (651) 556-8425.

Food and Health Licenses

If an individual business involves working with food, or if interested in obtaining a Caterer's license, contact the Minnesota Department of Health.

Charitable Gambling Licenses

Contact the Gambling Control Board at (651) 639-4072 for information.