City License & Permit Applications

  • Downtown Street Vendor Permit Application
    • No person, firm, or corporation shall hawk, peddle, vend, sell, or offer for dales goods, wares, merchandise, food, or services on any public street, sidewalk, or right-of-way in the Downtown Redevelopment Area without this permit. (Evansville Municipal Code 5.25)
  • Pawn Shop Application
    • No person shall engage in the business of a pawnbroker (engaging in the business of loaning money on deposit or pledge of personal property or other thing of value, or engaging in the business of purchasing things of value on condition of reselling the object to the person pledging or selling it at a stipulated price) in the City without first having obtained a license. (Evansville Municipal Code 5.15)
  • Peddler's Permit Application
    • No person shall engage in the business of hawking or peddling, with or without a vehicle or handcart, on or about the streets, alleys, hotels, business houses, private dwellings, or any public or private place in the City, or offer for sale from house-to-house or door-to-door, any jewelry, cutlery, clocks, medicine, goods, wares, or merchandise of any kind, or any meats, fish, fruit, produce, ice cream, or other articles or things, or take orders for such goods, wares, or other articles or things, for immediate or future delivery, without first having obtained a license. The Peddler's Permit is annual and shall expire December 31, of the year of issuance. (Evansville Municipal Code 5.20)
  • Precious Metal Dealer Application
    • No person shall act as a second-hand precious metal and gem dealer without first obtaining a license. (Evansville Municipal Code 5.35)
  • Secondhand Merchant Application
    • No person shall engage in the business of buying or selling secondhand goods (any article, item, or good, which was previously used by any person for its manufactured purpose and is to be resold to a customer for its manufactured use) without obtaining a license. A separate license is required for each location and separate business. (Evansville Municipal Code Ch 5.30)
  • Sidewalk Cafe Application
    • It shall be a violation for any person to engage in cafe activity on a sidewalk in the public right-of-way without obtaining a license. (Evansville Municipal Code 5.55)
  • Taxicab Company License Application
    • No person shall operate for hire on the street of the City any taxicab without first having obtained a license. (Evansville Municipal Code 5.40)