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.

Seasonal Sales Permit

  • APPLY IN PERSON @City Hall, 485 Gorman St.

Required for seasonal sales of farm-produced items, such as fruits, vegetables and Christmas trees. Permits are good for a maximum three months and only two permits are allowed per year per site.

Submitting an application

  1. Apply on our ePermits site. 
  2. Pay application fees online with a credit card. This will begin your project and create a project on our ePlans website. Once your project is created and fees paid, you will receive an email notification from donotreply@shakopeemn.gov with a temporary password and instructions how to log in.
  3. Upload the Seasonal Sales Permit Application [PDF] through ePlans.  All planning projects need to be accompanied by the appropriate planning application, as well as additional submittal requirements.
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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.