Contractor Business Licenses may be obtained at Aurora City Hall, Monday through Friday, 8:00 A.M. to 4:45 P.M., in the Planning and Zoning 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 sixty dollars ($60.00). This license will be valid for one (1) year beginning July 1 through June 30 of the following year. The annual fee for renewal shall be forty dollars ($40.00). A complete application and supporting documents must be submitted, along with the license fee before a license will be issued.
Requirements for Contractor Business License
CONTRACTORS: any business that deals with construction (new/remodel/repair) (but not landscaping/lawn mowing businesses)
Sole Owner, Partnerships, or Corporation with no employees: not required to have Workers Compensation Insurance. However, if they don’t, then must have a signed & notarized “Affidavit of Exemption for Workers’ Compensation Insurance” from the Missouri Division of Workers’ Compensation Workers Compensation Insurance Waiver
1 or more W-2 employees – Workers Compensation Insurance REQUIRED
Sub-Contractors (1099 recipients) are subject to the same rules
IF contractor sells any products at retail, then must submit a copy of their Missouri Sales Tax Certificate, and a Certificate of No Tax Due
How to Apply
To apply for a Contractor 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.