Business License and Permit Applications

On March 26, 2020, the City Council authorized several measures to assist local businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic, including the extension of license renewals due April 30, 2020, to June 30, 2020. 

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The City of DeKalb does not require every business to have a general business license. However, there are specific businesses and events which do require a license or permit. Refer to the list below for businesses/events that the City licenses.