Registration Information

All businesses with a physical address operating within the city limits of Ozark are required to have a business registration. This includes businesses that operate from the home. Owners of all home-based occupations should contact the Planning and Development Department at 417-581-2407 concerning regulations pertaining to home-based businesses.

Registration Application Process

  1. Apply for a new City Business Registration.
  2. Contact the county collector’s office to apply for a county merchant’s license at 417-581-2334.
    • The county will have their own criteria of documents needed for a merchant’s license

Renewal of Registration Process

All business registrations expire December 31; renewal notices are issued mid-October. For applicable registration fees, see the online application or call the City Clerk's Office at City Hall at 417-581-2407.

You can click here to view the city ordinance regarding Business Registration.