The City of Rosemount does not require a license for most businesses. See below for exceptions.
The City of Rosemount provides licenses for the following types of liquor: On-Sale Class A and B, Off-Sale, Wine (with strong beer), 3.2 On-Sale, 3.2 Off-Sale, Temporary 3.2 On-Sale, and Public Premise Permits.
All new liquor licenses require an application that can be obtained from the City Clerk's Office. The minimum processing time for new licenses is approximately 45 days. The license period for all liquor licenses runs from January 1 to December 31 except for 3.2 licenses, which run from July 1 to June 30. Liquor licenses are renewed yearly. Licenses are nontransferable. Fees for liquor licenses can be found in the fee section of the website.
Liquor licenses are submitted to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety for final approval. More information on liquor licenses and the requirements is available in the City Code or by contacting the City Clerk's office at (651) 322-2003.
Download 2016 Renewal Packet here. (Save to your computer, then extract zipped files.)
Massage therapy licenses run from January 1 to December 31. All persons performing massage therapy, whether in a store front or home, must submit an application and complete a background check. Anyone found practicing massage without a license will be in violation of City Code.
Organizations seeking a charitable gambling license or exemption from the State of Minnesota must have their applications signed by the city clerk. Before signing off on the state application, City staff performs a background check on the organization’s officers. A new premise permit requires approval from the City Council.
Peddlers, Solicitors, and Transient Merchants
The City of Rosemount has several requirements for solicitors and peddlers that must be met in order to legally operate in the City. All solicitors and peddlers must register with the City Clerk before conducting any activities. Every solicitor and peddler must register and complete a background check regardless of whether the company has already been licensed.
Contact the City Clerk at (651) 322-2003 for more information. Residents who view suspicious activities should call 9-1-1 for a response from the Rosemount Police Department. [See the list of current permitted solicitors.]
- Solicitation License Application for Nonprofit
- Solicitation License Application for Profit
- Individual Solicitor Application / Consent for Release of Information (One notarized form required for each individual working under the Solicitation License for Profit. Not required for Nonprofits.)
Arcade Parlor, Billiard Hall, and Dance Club
Contact the City Clerk at (651) 322-2003 for more information.
Block parties are allowed in Rosemount on low-volume resident streets, dead-end streets, or cul-de-sacs. No thoroughfares or collector streets may be used. There are several block parties in the City each year.
To hold a block party, a resident or group of residents must fill out a block party application and file it with the City Clerk. Applications must be turned in at least five business days in advance of the party. If the block party is approved, barricades will be delivered to the applicant’s address and should be returned to the same location for pick up following the event.
There is no fee for a block party.