Opening a Business
Opening a business in Des Peres requires the following:
- Check with the Department of Public Works to ensure your site zoning allows your proposed use.
- Once your storefront or office has been constructed, leased, or purchased you will need to obtain an Occupancy permit from the Department of Public Works.
- After Public Works has issued your Occupancy permit, your business is eligible to apply for a Business License from the City Clerk's office.
Depending on your proposed business, there may be other steps and permits required.
Business License Applications
Commercial Occupancy Permit
Liquor License Applications