Business Assistance & Start-Up Resources
Local Business Resources
Certificate of Zoning Compliance
This certificate ensures your business is in compliance with the Garden City zoning regulations. This certificate is needed when there is a change in ownership, a change in location or a new business is opening. The one-time fee is $25.
The Certificate of Zoning Compliance can be obtained from the City Clerk's Office, City Administrative Center - 301 N. 8th St. Contact Celyn Hurtado, City Clerk, at 620.276.1161.
Itinerant Merchant License
This license is for temporary business owners looking to operate in Garden City. If you wish to sell goods, services, food or beverages on a property you do not own, an Itinerant Merchant License is required.
Current License Fees:
Local Business: $365/year
Non-Local Business: $300 day or $900 a month
An Itinerate Licence may be obtained from the City Clerk's Office, City Administrative Center - 301 N. 8th St. Contact Celyn Hurtado, City Clerk, at 620.276.1161.
To check to see if the contractor you want to hire is licensed with the City of Garden City, please call the Neighborhood & Development Services Department at 301 N. 8th St., 620.276.1170.
Licensing fees are as follows:
New License: $200
License Renewal: $100
Trade Card: $20 (Required for electrical, plumbing, mechanical, masters, journeyman and helpers.)
Any business selling liquor will need to obtain a liquor license issued by the City Clerk's office, City Administrative Center - 301 N. 8th St. Contact Celyn Hurtado, City Clerk, at 620.276.1161.
Liquor license are good for two years from the date of application. Fees are as follows:
Cereal malt Beverage License
If you are looking to sell cereal malt beverages, you will need a cereal malt beverage license issued by the City Clerk, City Administrative Center - 301 N. 8th St. Contact Celyn Hurtado, City Clerk, at 620.276.1161.
Fees are as follows:
Retail License (Not drinking on the premise): $75
Restaurants (Drinking on-premise): $125
Temporary CMB Event: $50/day
City of Garden City Neighborhood and Development Services - 620.276.1170
City of Garden City Electric Department - 620.276.1290
City of Garden City Utility Services - 620.276.1100
City of Garden City Inspections Department - 620.276.1120
City of Garden City Public Works - 620.276.1260
City of Holcomb - 620.277.2265
Black Hills Energy - 888.890.5454
Wheatland Electric - 620.275.0264