Business Licenses

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

Please note: The submission of a license application and the appropriate fee does not constitute approval of that application. When approved, the license will be mailed to your address on the application. If your application for a license is denied for any reason, a notice of denial will be mailed to you. You must request a refund of the fees paid within 3 working days of receiving the notice of denial to have your monies refunded to you.

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  • Adult Entertainment
    • Adult Entertainment Establishment/Hotels
    • Escort or Escort Runner
    • Escort Service
  • Advertising
    • Advertising - Vehicular
  • Animals
    • Animal Collector
    • Animal Exhibition, Petting Zoo and Rodeo
    • Animal Maintenance Permit
    • Dangerous Dog Registration
    • Dog Breeder License
    • Dog License
  • Cemeteries
    • Cemetery Rules and Regulations
    • Interment Order
    • Monument Placement
  • Entertainment
    • Entertainment Establishment
    • Parachute Jumping/Skydiving
    • Shooting Gallery
    • Swimming, Wading, or Spa Pools and Recreational Water Features
  • Miscellaneous
    • Minor Street Privilege
  • Residential
    • Correctional Placement Residence
    • Home Occupation
    • Manufactured Homes and Recreational Vehicles
    • Short-Term Rentals
  • Sales and Services
    • Auto Wrecking
    • Cereal Malt Beverage
    • Common Consumption Area
    • Farmer's Market
    • Ice Cream Vendor
    • Liquor License
    • Massage Therapy
    • Miscellaneous Sale, Garage Sale, Etc.
    • Mobile Food Vendor
    • Pawnbroker
    • Portable Storage Container Contractor
    • Precious Metal Dealer
    • Secondhand Dealer
    • Street and Sidewalk Vendors
    • Ticket Broker/Scalper
    • Tobacco
    • Transient Merchants
  • Security
    • Alarm Business
    • Citizen Security Card/Fast Pass
    • Private Merchant (Private Security)
  • Special Events
    • Community Event
    • Fireworks Display
    • Haunted Houses, Halloween Houses, Mystery Mansions and Ghost Walks
    • Parade
  • Transportation
    • Ambulance and Medi-Coach Company
    • Ambulance Driver and Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
    • Charter Limousine Service
    • Emergency Wrecker Service
    • Entertainment Transportation Vehicle
    • Funeral Escort Service
    • Helistop/Heliport
    • Money Transportation
    • Solid Waste Decals
    • Taxicab Company
    • Taxicab Driver
  • Wells
    • Water Well Drilling
    • Wells, Disposal, Oil and Gas