Thank you for your interest in doing business in the City of Lincoln. The following will need a license if planning on conducting business in Lincoln:

  • Individuals (residential or commercial)
  • partnerships
  • corporations
  • sole proprietors

Business license fees are nonrefundable. You will need to display your certificate at your place of business at all times. This certificate does not:

  • state clearance for zoning
  • state clearance for fire code
  • state maximum occupancy
  • replace any other city, county, state or federal permit or license which you may need for your type of business.


If you have questions regarding business licenses, you can email Business Licenses.