Permits and licenses are issued by numerous city departments. City Clerk's Permits and LicensesTo find general operations permits, please begin your search with the City Clerk.
Public Works Department - Building Division
All tenant finish work and improvements to a property is required to be done with a building permit. All contractors must be registered.
Planning Department - Development Assistance
The redevelopment of a property in Lakewood must go through a site planning review. If your project involves developing property, please contact the Planning Department.
Finance Department - Revenue Division
All entities doing business in the City of Lakewood are required to hold a Sales and/or Use Tax license. This applies to home-based businesses as well. Apply for a license with the Finance Department.