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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

Festus City Hall
711 West Main
Festus, MO 63028
636-937-4694
Fax: 636-937-2140
Open 8a - 5p M - F

Police & Fire
Dispatch:  636-937-3646

Police Department
100 Park Ave.
Festus, MO 63028
Records: 636-937-5184
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Fire Department
212 North Mill Street
Festus, MO 63028
Firehouse: 636-937-7661

Public Works
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Festus, MO  63028
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Library
400 W. Main Street
Festus, MO  63028
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