Licenses & Permits

The following permits, licenses and applications are available from various City of Manhattan departments. Most applications can be filled out online and submitted to the appropriate department.

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Additional Permits & Licenses Available by Request

The following permits and licenses are available by contacting the Customer Service office at 785-587-2480. View a list of currently licensed businesses through the Customer Service office.

Caterer Ice cream truck operation and vendor Retail liquor
Cereal malt beverage — on and off premises Kennel Scrap metal dealer registration
Drinking establishment Merchant guard company and guard Sidewalk dining and display
Drinking establishment/caterer combo Mobile home Temporary alcoholic liquor permit
Hotel caterer Pawnbroker/precious metal Tree maintenance
Hotel drinking establishment Private club Vehicle for hire company and driver
Hotel drinking establishment/caterer combo Pushcart operator