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Initial Merchant License


Initial Merchant License

Per City Ordinance (Section 18, Article 3) a license is required for each trade or business located within the City. The Community Development Department in association with the Clawson City Clerk’s office is responsible for coordinating and facilitating licensing and permit fees for your business activities within the city. Below is a link to the Initial Merchant License application 

Initial Merchant License 

Both departments are located at City Hall, 425 N. Main. You can call either office during regular business hours for information specific to your enterprise. Refer to this page periodically for information about Clawson business licenses and permits.

Contact Information

Drew Benson, Director of Community & Economic Development
248.435.4500 x115
Monday–Thursday, 7:30am–5:00pm

Machele Kukuk, Interim City Clerk
425 N. Main St.
Clawson, MI 48017
248.435.4500, x118
248.435.3240, fax

Jennifer Perkins, Deputy Clerk
248.435.4500, x116
Monday–Thursday, 7:30am–5:30pm

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