Business Information

Business Licensing

The City of Fenton is reviewing the present provisions of Business Licensing. Currently, licensing is required for business owners operating: 

  • Pool Halls
  • Amusement Devices (i.e., Arcade Games)
  • Dance Halls
  • Dog Kennels
  • Food Establishments operating between the hours of midnight and 6 am
  • Outdoor Gatherings (i.e., Concerts)
  • Pushcarts and Food Vendors
  • Sign Contractors
  • Taxi Cabs
  • Tree Trimming
  • Operating a Pawn Shop
  • Precious Metals Dealer

If you are interested in developing any of these types of businesses, please contact the City Clerk's Office for further details concerning what approvals and/or fees apply.

Peddlers and/or Solicitors License

The Fenton City Council has adopted Ordinance Number 647, which amends the solicitation and peddlers ordinance to comply with Michigan State law.

Door-to-Door Solicitation and Peddling is now allowed in the City and is licensed through the City Clerk's Office. If you wish to receive more information on soliciting or peddling door-to-door, please contact City Hall and we will be happy to provide you with a copy of Ordinance Number 647, along with the fee schedule.

Application for Peddlers and/or Solicitors License (PDF)

Notary Services

The City of Fenton has a number of certified and bonded Notary Publics at City Hall, who are available to offer notary services at no charge, for your convenience.