Community Planning & Economic Development

Business Licenses & Consumer Services
505 S Fourth Ave, Room 220
Minneapolis, MN 55415
Phone: 612-673-2080


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Trucks & Towing

Listed below are the applications for a new license.  Before you begin, look at our instructions on how to apply for a business license

License Applications

Garbage Hauler:  Collection and disposal of solid waste. 

Liquid Waste Hauler:  Collection and disposal of liquid waste into public sewers.

Motor Vehicle Immobilization (Booting): A locking wheel boot that prevents a car from moving.

Tow Trucks:   
Class A: Private property towing requested by a person who does not own the car and towing and car starting at the request of the owner.  
Class B: Towing and car starting at the request of the owner. 
Class C: Car starting for hire. 
Class D: Private towing and car starting, without a fee.

Tow Truck Drivers

Towing Rates: 2019 - 2020  

Additional Forms

Company License Authorization Form

Photo Requirements

State Background Records 


Call or email Inspector Julie Casey at 612-673-3905 or contact Business Licenses.

For reasonable accommodations, or alternative formats, call or email 311. People who are deaf, or hard of hearing, can use a relay service to call 311 at 612-673-3000.TTY users can call 612-673-2157 or 612-673-2626.

Para asistencia 612-673-2700. Yog xav tau kev pab hu 612-673-2800. Hadii aad Caawimaad u baahantahay 612-673-3500.  

Last updated Nov 18, 2020



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For reasonable accommodations or alternative formats, contact 311.
People who are deaf or hard of hearing can use a relay service to call 311 at 612-673-3000.
TTY users can call 612-263-6850.

Para asistencia 612-673-2700, Yog xav tau kev pab, hu 612-637-2800, Hadii aad Caawimaad u baahantahay 612-673-3500. 

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