Licenses & Permits

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The City of Shakopee issues many different types of permits and licenses. While many can be purchased online, some require in-person application. Select your permit type for more information.

Massage Therapist License

  • Departments:City Clerk
  • Divisions:Business Licenses
  • Phone:952-233-9300
  • Apply In Person City Hall, 485 Gorman St.

Applicants are asked to schedule an appointment with the City Clerk's Office prior to bringing in a business license application. Call 952-233-9300 and ask for Heidi or Lori to set up an appointment. 

Massage therapists operating in the city must obtain a one-time license. The license does not expire.

How to obtain a license

  • Submit a Massage Therapist License [PDF] application and a $50 background check fee 
  • Undergo a background investigation by the Police Department. Please note it can take up to 10 days for a background check.
  • Receive approval from the City Council
  • Pay license fee (see Fee Schedule)
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Driver's Licenses

The Scott County Customer 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.