Licenses and Fees

General Licenses and Fees

Business licenses are not required in the City of Ellsworth. Listed below are costs for various licenses and services.

  • Cereal Malt Beverage License: $75.00
  • Dangerous Structure Removal: Actual Cost of Removal
  • Fireworks Vendor Permit: $250.00
  • Liquor License: $300.00
  • Peddler's License-Annual: $150.00
  • Peddler's License-Daily: $25.00
  • Peddler's License Application Fee: $35.00
  • Portable Storage Unit Permit: $50.00
  • Returned Check Fee: $30.00
  • Street/Curb Cut Fee: $50.00 + $2.00/Sq Ft
  • Burial Permit: $250 full, ($60 for cremation)


Animal Licenses and Fees

City Ordinance requires dogs and cats to be licensed. Pet owners should get a license within 30 days of:

  • Acquiring a dog/cat that is over four months old
  • The dog/cat turning four months old
  • Moving into the City with the dog/cat

Dog/cat licenses are $5.00 for an animal that is spayed or neutered and $7.00 for an animal that is not. If animals are not licensed by March 1st there is a $6.00 penalty. The animal impound fee is $50.00, while the daily animal care fee is $15.00/day. If your pet is loose, contact Ellsworth Police Department immediately.

Pit Bulls are prohibited in the City of Ellsworth.


Full List of Fees