While there is no general license required to operate a business in the City of Cottage Grove, the City does license specific business activities. View more about specific business license types.
Fireworks (Consumer Sales)
The City of Cottage Grove licenses the sale of consumer fireworks either as a principal business activity or for the accessory sale of fireworks at an existing business.
Gambling (Single Occasion)
Get more information about applying to hold a lawful gambling event.
Businesses providing professional lawn care services in the City of Cottage Grove must first obtain a lawn care license from the City.
Access information about applying for a new liquor license with the City of Cottage Grove.
Massage businesses are licensed through the City of Cottage Grove. View business requirements and license exemptions.
Mobile Food Units (Food Trucks)
The City of Cottage Grove passed Ordinance 1055 regulating mobile food units (food trucks). Those interested in licensing a mobile food unit in Cottage Grove can download an application.
Pawnbrokers & Secondhand Goods Dealers
The City of Cottage Grove regulates Pawnbrokers and Secondhand Goods Dealers. View more about obtaining a license.
Peddlers, Solicitors, & Transient Merchants
For those seeking to go door-to-door or sell products from a vehicle, or temporarily set up a stationary sales location in the City of Cottage Grove learn more about the licensing information.
Solid Waste & Recycling
Get more information on residential and commercial licenses for garbage and recycle.
The City of Cottage Grove has a Special Events permit ordinance in place in order to promote the health, safety, and welfare of all residents and visitors of the city.
Apply for a new tobacco sales license with the City of Cottage Grove.
Businesses providing professional tree care services in the City of Cottage Grove must first obtain a tree care license from the City.
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