Business and Liquor License Registration

Thank you for doing business with Raytown!

These are the links for business license application and use permit applications in a fillable form.

The Liquor License Application is a pdf which will need to be downloaded, filled out and either brought into the Community Development office, faxed to (816) 737-6164

Any other questions, please call (816)737-6011 or (816) 737-6014. 

 

Business License - New

If you are opening a new business or acquiring ownership of an existing business you must apply for a use permit and have your building inspected (if your business is in Raytown) before we can issue a license.

Retail Business

1. You must get a Use Permit and have your building inspected (if your business is in Raytown) before we can issue a license..

2. You will need to fill out a business license application, an estimate of gross receipts (what you believe you will make your first year), pay the appropriate fee and have a picture ID. 

3. Your license is good for one year. You may request a two-year license by paying double the fee. 

4. Your license will be mailed within 7-10 business days.

Contractors:

1. You must get a Use Permit and have your building inspected (if your business is in Raytown) before we can issue a license)

2. You will need to fill out a business license application, have proof of insurance the City of Raytown does not need to be listed as a certificate holder, pay the $50 fee and provide a photo ID. A copy of these can be mailed to the Business License Department at 10000 E 59th St, Raytown, MO 64133, or faxed to 816--737-6164. 

 

Business License - Renewal
Retail Businesses

Required items for Renewal  ( online renewal form can be found here.)

____Most current year-end gross receipts form. You can find it here,

____Fee - Schedule of Fees for Gross Receipts is maintained in the City Clerk's office

____Paid or waiver Jackson County Business Property Tax Receipt can be found on Jackson County's Website or at Raytown City Hall. 

____State of Missouri "No Tax Due" letter (information on this can be found here) or by going on the State of Missouri Website at www.mo.gov

 

Contractors- Renewal 

Required items

_____You must have current insurance on file.

_____All contractors have a $50 fee.  You may request a two-year license by doubling the fee

 

 

Liquor License

 

1. If you are opening a new store or new area with liquor, you must get a Use Permit and have your building inspected (if your business is in Raytown) before we can issue a required City Business license.(required to get a letter of approval)

2. Fill out the Liquor License Application. The license can be obtained by calling (816) 737-6011

3. Obtain a Letter of Approval from the City.

4. Obtain a License from the State of Missouri and Jackson County

5. Bring State of Missouri and Jackson County License to the City and a Raytown City License will be issued after the fee has been paid.

6. Fee Schedule is maintained in the City Clerk's office.

 

Liquor License Renewal

1. Please bring a copy of your renewed license for the State of Missouri and Jackson County. 

2. Fee - Schedule of Fees is maintained in the City Clerk's office.

3. License will be mailed within 7-10 days. 

 

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Official Website of the City of Raytown, Missouri
City Hall | 10000 East 59th Street | Raytown, Missouri | 64133 | Ph (816) 737-6000
Office Hours: Mon - Fri 8:00am - 5:00pm