What is a Home Occupation License and why do I need it?

If you reside in the city limits of Wichita, the local city ordinance requires all home businesses to obtain a Home Occupation License. Contact Metro Area Building and Construction at 316-268-4479 to obtain the Home Occupation License. For those residing outside of Wichita limits, check with your local city hall to determine your local ordinances related to a Home Occupation License.

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1. How do I find a child care provider for my child?
2. How do I make a complaint or voice concerns about a child care provider or facility?
3. How can I find out what has been cited or if there are complaints about a child care provider or facility?
4. I want to provide child care in my home. How do I get started?
5. What are the annual/renewal fees for child care homes?
6. What is a Home Occupation License and why do I need it?
7. What will the surveyor be looking for when she comes to my home for my survey?
8. How do I get a fire inspection for my home?
9. How do I find the Fire Life Safety Agreement?
10. I want to open a Child Care Center. How do I get started?