Is my business required to be licensed by Oakdale?

The City of Oakdale issues only these business-related licenses:

  • Christmas Tree Sales
  • Fireworks Sales
  • Liquor Sales and Keg Beer
  • Massage Therapy & Bodywork 
  • Mobile Food Vendor
  • Pawnbroker Dealer
  • Precious Metal Dealer
  • Secondhand Good Dealer
  • Rental Housing
  • Solid Waste Hauler
  • Tobacco Sales
  • Tree Services

General Business Licenses: Although the City does not issue general business licenses, we strongly encourage you to touch base with our staff (contact information shown at right) at your earliest convenience to provide your business name, address, telephone number, and when your business will open.  This information will be provided to a member of the police and / or fire department and they will contact you to get details on alarms, key holders, type of business, and whether flammable or hazardous materials are stored on site. To learn more, please visit the Business License page.


Please call the Licensing Division at 651-730-2739 for more information.

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