Business Licenses

Certain businesses in Livonia are required to obtain a license. The license fee differs depending on the type of business. The fee schedule is as follows:

Bakeries and bulk food establishments
$15.00
Bowling Alley
$75.00
Circus, show, or carnival
For a period of one week or less
Over one week but not to exceed two week

$200.00
$250.00
Dancehall or dance school
$25.00
Dry cleaning, pressing, or laundry
$25.00
Employment agency
$25.00
Firing range
$25.00
Gasoline service station
First pump
Each additional pump  

$20.00
$10.00
Garbage truck
First truck
Each additional truck

$50.00
$20.00
Going out of business
$50.00
Handbill distributor
One year
One month

$25.00
$10.00
Ice Cream vendor                                                                    
(must have chauffeur’s license and food handler’s permit from Wayne County)
$25.00
Junk collectors and scavengers  
$25.00
Kennels  ($25.00 + $75.00)
$100.00
Kiddie Rides
$20.00
Lawn or landscaping
$10.00
Mechanical Amusement Device
Per device up to 5 in a single location
Per device for each additional 

$100.00
$50.00
Motel/Hotel (per unit)
$15.00
Music device
$10.00
Pawn shop
$50.00
Pool/billiard room
First table  
Each additional table  

$25.00
$10.00
Precious metal/gems  
$50.00
Private swimming pool club  
$25.00
Produce merchant
Class A
Class B
Class C

$2.00
$10.00
$35.00
Refuse Collector
First truck  
Each additional truck

$50.00
$20.00
Restaurant  
$25.00
Itinerant restaurant (limited to 7-day period)  
$15.00
Secondhand motor vehicle and used car dealer  
$100.00
Secondhand merchandise dealer  
$50.00
Skating or roller rink  
$25.00
Slaughterhouse                                                                                                                             (If fowl only and doing retail custom business)
$18.00
Snow Removal Business  
$10.00
Solicitor
Per month 
Per year 

$30.00
$100.00
Sauna
$35.00
Theater (per seat)
 $.10
Transient Merchant
Per day
Per month 
Per year

$1.00
$10.00
$25.00
Tree Service  
$10.00
Vending machine
First machine in a single location                                                 
Each additional machine for each location

$10.00
$25.00