Vendor - Festival (Pushcart) Business

Overview, preparation and instructions to apply for a Vendor - Festival (Pushcart) Business License

Overview

Push Carts, Walkers, Mobile Vendors

Download your Festival Vendor Application here.

All non-permanent or transient businesses must meet the criteria of a Vehicle, Sidewalk, Itinerant, or Festival Vendor. If your business DOES NOT fall within this criteria, your business is PROHIBITED.

Preparation

**YOU WILL NEED TO REGISTER WITH THE LICENSE COLLECTORS OFFICE BEFORE YOU CAN APPLY FOR YOU HEALTH PERMIT.**

Cost: $75.00 per person/cart -- payment must be in cash, money order or cashiers check ONLY.

Instructions

Before visiting City Hall to acquire your Festival License you must:

Step 1

Register with the State of Missouri for a State Sales Tax Number to sell in the City of St. Louis.

Missouri Department of Revenue
P.O. Box 3300
Jefferson City, MO 65105
(573) 751-3505  

On the day you visit the License Collector's Office to apply for a Festival License you will need to:

Step 2

A. Obtain a clearance from the Collector of Revenue’s office at the location below:

City Hall Room 410
1200 Market St.
St. Louis, MO 63103
(314) 622-3291

  St. Louis City Ordinance 63454
  St. Louis City Revised Code Chapter 8.02.010 - Statement of Clearance - Required 

B. Provide the following:  

a. Passport photo of the person selling
b. Letter from the Event Organizer verifying your participation in the event
c. Health Permit (if selling food)

The Health Department will require a copy of your paid receipt for a Vehicle Vendors' License before a health application can be accepted.**

Cost: $50.00 per day
, which must be paid with a business check or money order.

Health Department
City of St. Louis
1520 Market St.
Saint Louis, MO 63103
(314) 657-1539

Step 3

After receiving all of the above required permits, you will need to return to the License Collector's Office for your badge(s) to be issued.


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

$200.00 Vendors License (street or sidewalk) is NOT accepted license.

You are REQUIRED to wear your Festival badge from the License Collector's Office while you are selling.

Our Festival Badge is nontransferable and is only to be used by licensed seller.

 

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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