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Business Licenses & Permit
All new businesses that locate or operate within the City of Cadillac must secure either a business license or permit before beginning operations.

Clerks Office
(231) 775-0181 x117

Business licenses are required of all businesses that locate and/or operate in the City of Cadillac when such businesses create a unique health, safety, and/or welfare consideration to the public.Business licenses must be renewed on an annual basis and sometimes also require proof of insurance as well as proof of any State licenses, which may also be required.

Business permits are required of all businesses that locate and/or operate in the City of Cadillac if a business license is not otherwise required. Business permits are issued on a one-time basis to businesses which pose no threat to health, safety, and/or welfare of the public.A business permit will be required again of any business that incurs significant change in business operations (i.e. change in ownership, location, or product focus).

All businesses must also conform to all zoning, building, and related City codes.

Business

License Fee

Amusement riding and moving devices

$50

Commercial entertainment services (e.g., pool rooms, video arcades, dance halls)

$50

Going-out-of-business sales (required by Michigan P.A. 39 of 1961)

$50

Home occupations

$35

Junk and second-hand dealers

$35

Peddlers / transient merchants / concessionaires

$100

Precious gem and metal dealers

$35

Public entertainment - not otherwise specifically listed

$35

Taxi cabs

$50




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