Business Assistance Center
BAC facilitates the licensing and permitting of businesses in the City of St. Louis and acts as the ombudsman for the City business community.
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Phone: (314) 622-4120
Monday through Friday
Opening or Expanding a Business
Opening or expanding a business can be complex and time-consuming. You can save a lot of time with an initial call to the Business Assistance Center (BAC) at (314) 622-4150.
BAC will do much of the legwork for you. It simplifies and streamlines the process for the licensing and permitting of your new or expanding business. With one telephone call you can:
- Access information needed to open your business in the City of St. Louis.
- Receive by email all appropriate applications for
- Occupancy permits
- Home occupation waivers
- Business licenses
- Contractor's licenses
- Building permits
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and request documents and forms needed to start your business. You will receive an email with the documents needed to get you started.
Forms and Fees
Return forms and fees by mail or in person (appointment suggested, call 314-622-4122) to:Business Assistance Center (BAC) City Hall, Room 421 1200 Market Street St. Louis, MO 63103
A BAC Specialist will help you process the applications.