Contractor Business License

Contractor Business Licenses may be obtained at Aurora City Hall, Monday through Friday, 8:00 A.M. to 4:45 P.M., in the Planning and Zoning office.

As municipal code states, before any business shall be entitled to engage in any activities within the City Limits, such business shall pay a license fee of sixty dollars ($60.00). This license will be valid for one (1) year beginning July 1 through June 30 of the following year. The annual fee for renewal shall be forty dollars ($40.00). A complete application and supporting documents must be submitted, along with the license fee before a license will be issued.

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Requirements for Contractor Business License

CONTRACTORS: any business that deals with construction (new/remodel/repair) (but not landscaping/lawn mowing businesses)

Sole Owner, Partnerships, or Corporation with no employees: not required to have Workers Compensation Insurance. However, if they don’t, then must have a signed & notarized “Affidavit of Exemption for Workers’ Compensation Insurance” from the Missouri Division of Workers’ Compensation   Workers Compensation Insurance Waiver

1 or more W-2 employees – Workers Compensation Insurance REQUIRED

Sub-Contractors (1099 recipients) are subject to the same rules

IF contractor sells any products at retail, then must submit a copy of their Missouri Sales Tax Certificate, and a Certificate of No Tax Due

How to Apply

To apply for a Contractor Business License with the City of Aurora, please complete the Business License Application form attached below and return it to City Hall with all supporting documents.

Contractor License Application

To review the Aurora Municipal Code regarding Business Licenses, click the link below.

Municipal Code