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License Categories

The list below is a comprehensive list of all business licenses prescribed within the City of Wichita and organized by category below. For more information or download an application/information sheet for a particular license, click the license name.

Garage Sales

Welcome to the City of Wichita's online garage sales site! This site will help you purchase a permit online for your next garage sale or plan your next garage sales shopping spree!

Visit Garage Sales Online

Online Business License Renewal

Online business license renewal is available for the following:

  • Tobacco
  • Food Establishment
  • Home Occupation

Please have your account number and security code ready.

Renew your business license

Business License Search

Search for a particular business to check whether it is currently licensed by the City of Wichita. Search by business name, address, or type.

City of Wichita does not require a standard business license for all businesses that operate within the City limits - only for certain businesses.

Search business licenses

Local Codes

All licenses issued by the City are for regulation purposes and based on the premise of protecting the public safety, ​health, and general welfare. Get more information on our local codes below.

City of Wichita Code Sedgwick County Code

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NetWork Kansas is a free service for entrepreneurs and small business owners who are interested in starting or growing a business. A staff of experienced referral coordinators guides clients through the basic legal requirements that affect their particular business and connects them to resources that offer expertise, education, and financial assistance.

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