Information on Opportunity Zones
This flowchart is intended to give an overview of the business development/permitting process for the City of Independence and is not exhaustive. For general information about City of Independence permitting processes and requirements visit www.independencemo.org or contact Community Development with questions at (816) 325-7183.
City staff has created this guide as a tool to help point you in the right direction of resources available to you and to help you navigate the licensing and permitting process at the City. It is designed to be used as a complete guide or in sections depending on your needs.
This flowchart gives prospective business owners all of the information needed to obtain a City of Independence Business License (also known as an Occupation License)
Looking for a location for your new business or a space to expand into? In an effort to fill vacant commercial property in Independence the City has compiled a series of profiles on vacant commercial properties.