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  1. City Licensing

  2.  If you conduct any business within the city limits of Jackson (including home occupations), you are required to get a business or contractor license, unless specifically exempted by state statute.  The annual filing deadline for the license year is June 30.  The municipal code that governs business activity within the City of Jackson can be found online in Section 37.  For business activities that do not fall under one of the specific license types, a merchant’s license is required.  

    State exemptions exist for the following occupations: profession or calling of minister of the gospel, duly accredited Christian Science practitioner, teacher, professor in a college, priest, lawyer, certified public accountant, dentist, chiropractor, optometrist, chiropodist, physician or surgeon.  The professions of insurance agent or broker, veterinarian, architect, professional engineer, land surveyor, auctioneer, and real estate broker or salesman must obtain a license if an office is maintained within Jackson city limits.

    Links to the necessary forms and steps for obtaining your City of Jackson business license are below.  For additional licensing requirements in Missouri, check here.  

    For questions about city business licensing, please contact the City Clerk’s office at 573-243-3568 or email license@jacksonmo.org.  Contractors engaged in all areas of construction may contact Building and Planning directly at 573-243-2300 or permits@jacksonmo.org for more information.

    Business License

    Business License Application Form

    Current Licensed Businesses (updated 7/8/2019)

    Contractor License

    Contractor  License Application Form

    Current Licensed Contractors (updated 7/3/19)

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    City of Jackson
    101 Court Street
    Jackson, MO 63755  
    Phone:  (573) 243-3568   
    Fax:  (573) 243-4588
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