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Licenses

Contact
New Hope City Hall
4401 Xylon Avenue North
Phone: 763-531-5100
Email

The city clerk coordinates the sale of business licenses and liquor licenses in the city of New Hope. The Police Deparment coordinates the sale of animal licenses.

Animal Licenses

All dogs, cats, and ferrets over six months must be licensed in New Hope. Pet owners must provide proof of current rabies vaccination to obtain a license. The license must be renewed when the rabies vaccination expires. Licenses may be renewed by mail. To complete the animal license process by mail, download an Animal License Application Adobe Acrobat or call New Hope Animal Control to obtain one.

Licenses may also be purchased in person at New Hope Police Department (4401 Xylon Ave N), Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Business Licenses

A business license, issued through the city, is required for the following activities or establishments:

Click a link below to open an application packet in Adobe Acrobat format.

Liquor Licenses

The maximum number of on-sale intoxicating liquor licenses issued by the city is six. The maximum number of off-sale liquor licenses is seven. The maximum number of on-sale wine licenses is limited to the number of qualifying restaurants. The license period is January 1 to December 31.

Click on a license category in the table below for a license application packet in Adobe Acrobat pdf format.

Liquor License Fee
On Sale - Liquor
$6,000
On Sale - Sunday
$200
On Sale - Wine
$2,000
On Sale - 3.2% Beer
$500
Off Sale - Liquor
$380
Off Sale - 3.2% Beer
$100
License Investigation
– Within Minnesota
$500
License Investigation – Outside Minnesota
up to $10,000

 

Liquor Ordinance (excerpt from New Hope City Code) Adobe Acrobat

Compliance Monitoring Ordinance (liquor, wine and beer)