Licensing & Permits

There are various permits and licenses residents or business owners are required to obtain from the City of Sun Prairie. In the following sections, we have provided a link to the municipal code for the particular permit/license. The listing will also show the fee and the required form to download.

Our staff will be happy to answer any questions you may have. Call us at 608-837-2511, email the City Clerk, or stop in at the Clerk's Office on the 1st floor of the Municipal Building, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Dog Licenses

The Dog Licenses page provides information on:
  • Dog licenses
  • Dog park licenses
  • Kennel licenses

Alcohol Licenses

The Alcohol Licenses page provides information on alcohol licensing, including:
  • Bartenders/Operators - Regular and provisional licenses
  • Establishment Licenses - Beer, Liquor and Wine

Business Licenses & Permits

The Business Licenses page contains information on licenses and permits for various business type activities, including such things as:
  • Cigarette Licenses
  • Direct Sellers
  • Fireworks
  • Street Vending Permits
  • Taxicab/Limo, etc.

State Issued Permits

Other state issued approvals and registrations needed for businesses are:
  • Federal Employee Identification Number
  • State permit for food preparation
  • State sellers permit
Contact numbers are available with the Wisconsin Department of Revenue at 608-266-2766. You can also visit the Department of Revenues website.

Downloadable Applications