Special Tax District Information

Certain tax districts have been established which levy a special license fee in addition to the Graduated Business License

Overview

Certain tax districts have been established which levy a special license fee in addition to the Graduated Business License.

Preparation

If you are not sure if your business requires a Graduated Business License (GBL), please click the link "Business License Information", where you will find more information about licensing and a list of business types. Once you are there, click on the business type that describes the type of business you plan to do in the City of St. Louis.

If you still have questions about your business type, please contact our office at 314-622-4528 to find out the appropriate steps that you will need to follow to obtain a business license for the City of St. Louis.

Instructions

Certain tax districts have been established which levy a special license fee in addition to the Graduated Business License. These funds are funneled back to the Business District for neighborhood improvements.

The areas that have this license tax are:

  1. Cherokee St
  2. Cherokee-Lemp

The cost of the tax is half of the Graduated Business License up to a limit that is determined by each law. Below are the address ranges of the Special Tax Districts:

The Cherokee Special Tax Districts 

The Cherokee Special Tax addresses are as follows:

2300-2903 Cherokee Street
  3320-3427 South Jefferson Avenue
  3354-3420 Iowa Avenue    
  3404-3412 California Avenue
  3417 Ohio Avenue

 Download the Cherokee Special Tax District Application here.

The Cherokee-Lemp Special Tax Districts

The Cherokee-Lemp Special Tax addresses are as follows:

  700-2299   Cherokee Street
  3346-3410  Indiana Avenue
  3346-3410  Illinois Avenue
  3346-3410  Missouri Avenue
  3346-3410  Wiscosin Avenue
  3346-3410  Salena Street
  3338-3548  Lemp Avenue
  3338-3399  South 18th Street
  3300-3399  DeMenil Place
  3375-3599  South Broadway Street 

Download the Cherokee-Lemp Special Tax District Application here.

Fees

The cost of the tax is half of the Graduated Business License up to a limit that is determined by each law.

What to Expect

Once all clearances and payments are received, you will be able to obtain your license to do business in the City of St. Louis.

Additional Information

If you pay by check, the license application may be held for several working days until the check clears.

A separate Graduated Business License is required for each business location or trade name.
 

     St. Louis City Ordinance 52030
     St. Louis City Revised Code Chapter 8.02.040


Please visit our general information page to get more important information that you will need to know before obtaining your business license. You can get there by clicking the link: "Business License Information".

For more information about the License Collector's Office other resources and services, please visit our office home page by clicking on the link "License Collector" below. Once you are there, you will find a list of links to the various other resources and services provided by our office. Those links can be found to the right of the home page under the section titled "Related information".

Link: License Collector

     

Contact

Office of the License Collector

(314) 622-4528

1200 Market Street
City Hall Room 102-104
St. Louis, Mo 63103

Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm

Contact the Office of the License Collector

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