Licenses, Permits, and Applications

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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Customer Service

Permits & Licenses Available by Request

The following permits and licenses are available by contacting the Customer Service office at 785-587-2480 or by emailing If you would like a list of currently licensed businesses, please contact Customer Service during business hours Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Assembly PermitMobile Home
Block Party PermitPawnbroker/Precious Metal
CatererPrivate Club
Cereal Malt Beverage - on and off premisesPushcart Operator
Drinking EstablishmentRefuse Hauler
Drinking Establishment/Caterer ComboRetail Liquor
Fireworks Display/Stands PermitScrap Metal Dealer Registration
Hotel CatererSidewalk Signs and Dining Display Permit
Hotel Drinking EstablishmentSolicitor Permit
Ice Cream Truck Operation and VendorSpecial Events Permit
KennelTemporary Alcoholic Liquor Permit
Massage Therapy - therapist and establishmentTree Maintenance
Merchant Guard - company and guard
Vehicle for Hire - company and driver

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