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Home Business Licenses
To register as a Home Business, you must have a home-based business located within Belton city limits. All other home-based businesses must file as a standard out-of-city business.

Procedure for a business physically located in a residentially zoned area within Belton city limits

Download the New Belton Home Business License Supplement Handout for details and regulations on opening a new home business in Belton.

Submit an Application
Fill out the Home Business License Application

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long with it submit proof of valid identification - (only one is required) 
  • Driver License issued by a U.S. state
  • Birth Certificate issued by a U.S. state OR birth certificate issued by the U.S. Department of State, if born abroad to U.S. citizen parents      
  • U.S. Passport issued by the U.S. Department of State
  • Certificate of Citizenship, if born abroad and U.S. citizenship was acquired through a U.S. citizen parent
  • Naturalization Certificate, if U.S. citizenship was acquired after 18 years of age through the naturalization process

Submit the previous year's Cass County personal property tax receipt 
OR letter of non-assessment. 

There is a specific application and certain regulations for home daycare/childcare  
Home Daycare/Childcare

Check for Additional Regulations
Check for local zoning ordinances, regulations, building permits, and fire codes. Certain businesses require additional licenses / regulations or are only allowed in specific areas.

If you sell consumable products (i.e., food/drinks), a Cass County health inspection is required.

The last page of the application has a checklist of additional information required for specific types of businesses. 

Pay the Appropriate Fees
After all required information is obtained, you can pay the appropriate fees at City Hall and a license will be issued to you. All licenses must be paid for by cash or check (made out to the City of Belton). License fees are not prorated and all licenses expire June 30 of each year.

Please note - a business license is assigned to a particular business name, address, and owner. If these change, a new application must be filed.


License Renewal Procedures

An application is required at renewal. All Belton licenses expire June 30 of each year.

Submit an Application
Fill out the Home Business License Application

For some businesses, there are certain applications 
Home Daycare/Childcare

The last page of each application has a checklist of additional information required for specific types of businesses. 

As applicable, copies of Insurance, massage licenses, and state daycare licenses are required to accompany the application each year. 

Pay the Appropriate Fees
After all required information is obtained, you can pay the appropriate fees at City Hall and a license will be issued to you. All licenses must be paid for by cash or check (made out to the City of Belton). License fees are not prorated and all licenses expire June 30 of each year.




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