Business Licenses

NOTICE: Effective January 1, 2015, business license fees were modified (see below).

The City of Parkville is fortunate to attract businesses offering a successful and unique blend of products and services to the residents and visitors. For faster approval, please bring a printed or typed application with required documentation. For more information call (816) 741-7676.

All businesses that operate within the City are required to obtain a license (Parkville Municipal Code Section 605.050). The business license period runs from June 1 to May 31 each year. Any business operating or completing work in Parkville needs to fill out the appropriate application in order to obtain a license.

Click on the link below based on the location of your business. Parkville businesses are those located within the city limits. Out-of-Town businesses are those located outside the city limits or outside the state line. If you are unsure, please contact City Hall to verify.

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New Businesses

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Helpful Information

Payment Types

For payment of your business license fee, we accept credit/debit cards, cash, check or money order. For credit/debit card purchases, convenience fees are listed on the Schedule of Fees. Make checks payable to City of Parkville.


Parkville Municipal Code Section 605.230

 Not categorized below  $50/year
 Contractor  $50/year
 General Contractor  $75/year
 Bank  $320/year
 Fireworks  $300/year

If unsure of the fee, contact the City Clerk at (816) 741-7676 or by e-mail.