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Business and contractor licenses issued by the City of St. Louis Park are shown below.  If you have questions or need more information, contact the building and energy department at 952.924.2588.

2020 rental licenses — NEW submittal process

Beginning Nov. 1, 2019, the primary method of renewing a rental license application will be online through eLicenses.

If you have previously been issued a rental license, you should have received a letter in the mail explaining the online application process for rental licenses. All new rental licenses must be applied for using the PDF applications below. Contact the building and energy department at 952.924.2588 with questions.

eLicenses (rental licenses only)

Apply for business or contractor licenses

Printable license applications are below. It is recommended that you download and save the completed application to your computer for your records. Some applications include an optional digital signature field. View steps on creating a digital signature.

  • Mail — Provide a check for payment, or include a name and phone number to be contacted for credit card payment. Mail application to:

City of St. Louis Park Building and Energy Department
5005 Minnetonka Blvd.
St. Louis Park, MN 55416

  • Email — Email to  Include a name and phone number to be contacted for credit card payment.

  • Fax — Fax to 952.924.2663. Fax is secured and you may add credit card information on the fax cover sheet.

  • In person — Apply in person at City Hall, 5005 Minnetonka Blvd. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Please note - fillable forms are only supported on the Internet Explorer 10+ browser.

Business and contractor licenses

Billboard license Rental license, Lease addendum (see property owner page for crime free housing)
Commercial entertainment license Parking facility license
Competency card Pawnbroker license
Courtesy bench license Solid waste contractor license
Dog license and off leash dog park Tobacco products license
Dog kennel license Tanning facility license
Environmental emissions license Temporary use license (petting zoos, carnivals, outdoor retail sales)
Massage establishment license Tree maintenance contractor license
Massage therapist license Workers' compensation form
Mechanical contractor license Sexually-oriented business license (call for application)

Additional licenses issued by St. Louis Park

Other licenses

Licenses listed below are not issued by the City of St. Louis Park and are not available at City Hall. They are issued by Hennepin County, the State of Minnesota or the U.S. government. Click the links below to be directed to those websites.

View the following Hennepin County licenses and permits on the Hennepin County website:

  • Hunting licenses
  • Birth certificates
  • Marriage licenses
  • Death certificates
  • Minnesota state ID cards
  • Driver’s licenses
  • Fishing licenses
  • Snowmobile licenses
  • Watercraft licenses

For passports, visit the U.S. Department of State website.

For food and beverage or lodging licenses, visit the Hennepin County Environmental Health website or the Minnesota Department of Agriculture website.

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