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City Licenses

The City Clerk's Office issues a number of Licenses for the City of Springfield. Below is a list of the Licenses that our offices issues. The approving authority is the Mayor, unless otherwise stated.

Please note: the City Clerk's office pro-rates licenses 6 months into the license year - July 1st or December 31st depending on when the license expires. Replacement decals can be purchased for $5. The old decal must accompany the application for a replacement.

Auctioneer

Fee - $100 Annually

License expires on December 31st

Bowling Alley

Fee - $25/each alley Annually

License expires on December 31st

Coin Operators

Limited Operator (2 or less devices) Fee - $100 Annually

Coin Operators (3 or more devices) Fee - $250 Annually

PLUS Per Device Registration Fee - $50/each machine Annually

Decals for the devices are issued. There is a $5 fee for a replacement decal.

License expires on December 31st

Commercial Delivery Permit

Fee - $25 Annually

Decals for the devices are issued. There is a $5 fee for a replacement decal.

License expires on June 30th

Commercial Service Permit

Fee - $60 Annually

Decals for the devices are issued. There is a $5 fee for a replacement decal.

License expires on December 31st

Dry Cleaners

Fee - $50 Annually

Subject to approval by the Springfield Fire Department

License expires on December 31st

Florists

Fee - $25 Annually

License expires on December 31st

Funeral Home

Fee - $50 Annually

License expires on June 30th

Gaming Table

Operator Fee - $75 Annually

Per Table Fee - $10 Annually

Decals for the devices are issued. There is a $5 fee for a replacement decal.

License expires on December 31st

Housemovers

Fee - $50 Annually plus $5,000 insurance bond on file

Approval must be granted by the Office of Public Works

Mobile Home Court

Operator Fee - $100

Per Space Fee - $3

License expires on December 31st

Signs

Class A Sign Permit Fee - $150

Class B Sign Permit Fee - $125

Class C Sign Permit Fee - $100

Proof of Insurance or Bond must be included with the application

Subject to the approval of the Office of Public Works

Shooting Gallery

Fee - $55

License expires on December 31st

Skating Rink

Fee - $50 annually

License Expires on December 31st

Theater

Fee - $200 for the first theater and $100 for each additional

Approval must be granted by the Springfield Fire Department

License expires on December 31st

Tobacco Dealer

Operator License - $25 annually

Per device (if needed) - $25 annually

Class C Sign Permit Fee - $100

License expires on December 31st

Video Gaming

Video Terminal Operator Fee - $500

Video Terminal Device Fee - $250/per device

Video Terminal Supplier Fee - $500

License expire annually from the date they are granted