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
$25
Bowling alley
$75
Circus, show, or carnival
For a period of two weeks or less
Over two weeks (each additional day)

$250
$25
Dancehall or dance school
$25
Dry cleaning, pressing, or laundry
$25
Employment agency
$25
Firing range
$25
Gasoline service station
First pump
Each additional pump  

$20
$10


Going out of business
$50
Handbill distributor
Business/company
Individual/employee

$100
$25
Ice cream vendor
(must have chauffeur’s license and food handler’s permit from Wayne County)
$25
Junk collectors and scavengers  
Firm/Company
Individual/employee (each)

$100
$25
Kennels  ($25.00 + $75.00)
$100
Kiddie rides
$20
Lawn or landscaping
$10
Mechanical Amusement Device
Per device up to 5 in a single location
Per device for each additional 

$100
$50
Motel/Hotel (per unit)
$15
Music device
$10
Pawnshop
$50
Pool/billiard room
First table 
Each additional table  

$25
$10
Precious metal/gems  
$50
Private swimming pool club  
$25
Produce merchant
Class A
Class B
Class C

$10
$25
$50
Refuse collector
First truck  
Each additional truck

$50
$20
Restaurant  
$25
Itinerant restaurant (limited to 7-day period)  
$15
Secondhand motor vehicle and used car dealer  
$100
Secondhand merchandise dealer  
$50
Skating or roller rink  
$25
Slaughterhouse (If fowl only and doing retail custom business)
$18
Snow Removal Business  
$10
Solicitor
Per month
Per year

$30
$100
Sauna
$35
Theater (per seat)
 $.10
Transient merchant
Firm/Company
Individual/employee

$100
$25
Tree service  
$10
Vending machine
First machine in a single location                                                 
Each additional machine for each location

$10
$25