Business Licenses

The City of Burlington does not require business licenses; however it is recommended that you check with the Building Inspector to make sure any new business location is zoned correctly.

Peddlers, Solicitors & Transient Merchants
Permits are required for Peddlers, Solicitors &Transient Merchants.  More information regarding these permits is on the Licenses and Permits page.

State Licenses
The State of Iowa requires licenses for businesses that sell alcohol or tobacco products. More information about these licenses or permits may be found on the Licenses and Permits page.