Business License

Every business planning to operate from a permanent location in the City of Chesterfield, this includes Home-Based businesses, is required to obtain a business license from the City.
The annual fee for a Business License is based on square footage and type of business:

Fee Per Square Foot
Retail - $0.08
Service/Office - $0.04
Manufacturing/Warehouse - $0.02

(Depending on when you apply for your annual license, your initial fee may be pro-rated.)

The minimum fee is $25 and the maximum is $10,000

Annual Chesterfield Business Licenses expire on June 30th of each year. Renewals are
due by July 1st. If you have not received your renewal notice by May 31st, please contact the Business Assistance Coordinator at 636-537-4714 or licensing@chesterfield.mo.us. It is the responsibility of each licensee to renew their license by the expiration date.

Business License Application 2019-20 

Business License Application 2019-20 w/ Re-Occupancy Permit

Business License Application 2019-20 w/ Home Occupation Permit

 IF YOUR CHESTERFIELD BUSINESS IS RELOCATING WITHIN CHESTERFIELD, PLEASE COMPLETE THE BUSINESS RELOCATION FORM

Business Relocation Form

  • IMPORTANT NOTE: It is Missouri State Law for Retail Businesses, or Businesses with any retail sales whatsoever, to provide a "Certificate of No Tax Due" from the Missouri Department of Revenue when obtaining a new or renewing a municipial business license. A City business license cannot be issued without this document. Contact the Missouri Department of Revenue or call 573-751-9268 for assistance.

Contact Information for Business Licenses
Business Assistance Coordinator
Chesterfield City Hall
690 Chesterfield Pkwy W
Chesterfield, MO 63017-0670
Email:  licensing@chesterfield.mo.us
Phone: (636) 537-4714
Fax: (636) 537-4798