Business Licenses

All applications received after July 31st will incur a $200 late fee!

New/Renewal Business License - Applicant Check List
Business Type Fee Approval Required Expiration Date Regulating Ordinance Download
Amusement Devices $50.00 per device
(Coin operated devices, jukeboxes, pool tables, and other amusement devices)
Controller June 30th 112.020 to 112.027
112.045 to 112.047

Application
Auto Dealer $105.00 Controller
Building Dept
Fire Dept
Police Dept
Zoning
June 30th 112.020 to 112.027
112.045 to 112.047

Application
Circus $100.00 per day Controller
Building Dept
Fire Dept
Police Dept
Zoning
Event Completion 112.016
Application
General Business $105.00 Controller
Building Dept
Fire Dept
Police Dept
Zoning
June 30th 8590
Application


Renewal
Junkyard $105.00 Controller
Building Dept
Fire Dept
Police Dept
Zoning
June 30th 118.01 to 118.07
Application
Mobile Food Vendor $605.00 Controller
Police Dept
Zoning
June 30th 3387
Application
Pawnbroker $105.00
(plus $500.00 Surety Bond)
Controller
Building Dept
Fire Dept
Police Dept
Zoning
June 30th 118.15 to 118.22
Application
Peddler & Pop-Up Vendor $105.00 Controller
Police Dept
December 31st  
Application
Private Property Permission Form        
Application
Public Garage $105.00
Plus Insurance:
$10,000 Property Damage
$15,000 Bodily Injury
$30,000 Accident
Controller
Building Dept
Fire Dept
Police Dept
Zoning
June 30th 123.10 to 123.14
Application
Restaurant $105.00 Controller
Building Dept
Fire Dept
Police Dept
Zoning
June 30th 117.10 to 117.12
Application
Seconhand Resale $105.00 Controller
Building Dept
Fire Dept
Police Dept
Zoning
June 30th 118.25
Application
Wastehauling $250.00 per vehicle Controller December 31st 94.061
Application

Business, Demolition Sites, and Multi-family Structures Recycling Plan

Each business located within the boundaries of the City of Hammond, upon being licensed/permitted or obtaining any renewal thereof, shall provide as part of its submission a plan describing how its solid waste will be managed, including reduction, reuse and recycling steps taken to reduce its waste stream, which plan shall be submitted to the Hammond Recycling Department subject to approval by that department.

business-demolition-multi-family_recycling_plan_form.pdf

Business Change Forms

business_closure_form.pdf
change_of_business_location_form.pdf