Business Licensing & Permits

Registering with the City of Muskegon

Our registration process involves filling out an application to practice business, a completed Fire Safety Audit Sheet, and a $35.00 yearly registration fee. Rules of practicing business in the City of Muskegon are regulated by the City Ordinance No. 1166. The application, fire audit and the $35.00 fee should be returned to the City Clerk’s office to complete your business registration process.

Any questions about registering with the City should be directed to the City Clerk’s Office at (231) 724-6705.

Any questions about practicing business in the State of Michigan could be answered by visiting the business section of