Licenses may be obtained at Aurora City Hall, Monday through Friday, 8:00 A.M. to 4:45 P.M., in the Collector’s office.
As municipal code states, before any business shall be entitled to engage in any activities within the City Limits, such business shall pay a license fee of twenty-five dollars ($25.00). This license will be valid for one (1) year beginning July 1 through June 30 of the following year. A complete application and supporting documents must be submitted, along with the $25.00 license fee before a license will be issued.
Requirements for Merchants License
Copy of Missouri Sales Tax Certificate “registered inside the city limits of Aurora in the county of Lawrence”
Certificate of No Tax Due from the Missouri Department of Revenue
Workers Compensation Insurance required for Businesses with 5 or more employees
Proper zoning must be approved by Planning & Zoning official
How to Apply
To apply for a business license with the City of Aurora please complete the Business License Application form attached below and return it to City Hall with all supporting documents.