Per Chapter 26 Section 26, business licenses in the City of Festus are required for anyone conducting, pursuing, or operating a business within the city limits of Festus.  This includes:

Residents working from their home
Out-of-City businesses coming inside City limits such as contractors, sub-contractors, delivery businesses, etc.
Some professional services are exempt
Business licenses are from July 1st through June 30th and are pro-rated after January 1st.  Contractor licenses are from January 1st through December 31st and are pro-rated after October 1st.

In order to obtain a new business license, you must complete a business license application .  A listing of the business license fees can be accessed here or click on the appropriate link on the panel.

Business License Penalty Ordinance 3914