City Licenses, Permits, & Fee Schedule
City licenses and permits expire on June 30th of each year. It is the responsibility of the application to accurately and fully complete the forms.
There are certain steps that need to be taken in the event of appointment of a new agent. A corporation or limited liability company must immediately notify the city clerk in writing of the appointment of a new agent and the new agent must complete Forms AT-104 (Schedule for Appointment of Agent) and AT-103 (Auxiliary Questionnaire) and file them with the city clerk. If a corporation or limited liability company changes its name or its officers, directors, members or managers, the city clerk must be notified within 10 days. Form AT-103 (Auxiliary Questionnaire) must be completed and filed with the city clerk for these changes.
- Alcohol Beverage License Application (new businesses)
- Renewal Alcohol Beverage License Application
- Auxiliary Questionnaire
- Schedule for Appointment of Agent
- Operator (Bartender) License Application
- Temporary Class "B" Retailer's License Application
- Temporary Operator License Application
Cigarette Licenses must be completed and filed with the City Clerk. A license is then issued to the applicant. The license expires on June 30th of the following year.
Coin-Operated Device Licenses (Amusement)
A Coin-Operated Device Application must be completed and filed with the City Clerk. A license is then issued to the applicant. The license expires on June 30th of the following year.
Dog licenses are renewed at the beginning of each year and expire at the end of each year. The fee for a dog license is listed in the License Fee Schedule. If the dog license is renewed after March 31st there is a $5.00 late fee. A copy of the rabies certificate must accompany the Dog License Application for each dog.
To learn more about when a building permit is needed, please see the Building Permit & Inspection page.
Sellers Permit (Direct Merchant)
A Sellers Permit is required by law for any merchant to engage in direct sales within the City of Lodi. The fee for a Sellers Permit is listed in the License Fee Schedule. To apply for a Seller Permit complete an application and file it with the City Clerk along with the fee, allowing up to five (5) business days to process the application.
New and replacement signage must be approved by the Zoning Administrator. A Sign Permit Application must be completed and filed with the Zoning Administrator.
Street Use Permits
A Street Use Permit is required when residents would like a street closure for an organization or group of people (for private or public use). The License Fee Schedule lists the fees for a Block Party Application and a Special Event Application. Before applying for a Street Use Permit, please read the Street Use Permit Ordinance.
Fee ScheduleVarious City of Lodi Ordinances require the approval of fees by Resolution. Therefore, the Common Council approves a Fee Schedule on a yearly basis. Fees are also subject to change via addition, deletion, or amendment throughout the year through Common Council approval.