City Code - Chapter 3 - Licensing and Regulation of Business
Subchapter A: City Licenses and Regulations of Businesses, Trades and Occupations
3.100 Business, Activities for Which License is Required
Every corporation, company, association, joint stock company or association, partnership and person, their lessees trustees or receivers appointed by any court whatsoever, engaged in any business occupation, pursuit, profession or trade, or in the keeping or maintaining of any institution, establishment, article, utility or commodity, shall procure and pay for a license therefor from the City, and such license fee shall be in the respective amount set out in this Subchapter, except as otherwise provided in this Code of Ordinances or other ordinances.
Business licenses run for a period of twelve months and commence on the first day of July in each year. Applicants are required to provide a copy of worker's compensation if applicable and a letter of no tax due from the State of Missouri Department of Revenue. For more information regarding business licenses within Odessa please review the City of Odessa Codes of Ordinances, Chapter 3.