Dry cleaning and laundry

We list the applications for new dry cleaning and laundry business licenses.

License applications

Dry Cleaner or Laundry

  • Dry Cleaner: Cleaning and dying of clothing with chemicals other than water. 
  • Laundry: A place to wash or clean clothing, including:
    • Self-service laundries
    • Launderettes
    • Laundromats

Note: If a business provides both laundry and dry cleaning services, you only need a dry cleaning license. 

Before you begin, look at our instructions about how to apply for a business license.


Pick Up Station: A business that accepts clothing to launder, dry clean, dye or iron for a fee. Pick up stations do not need a license.

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