Dance

The City requires a license for dance hall and dance school businesses.

Definition

A dance hall is a place where people pay to dance.

A dancing school is a place where people pay to learn dance.

People in dance line

License application

In Minneapolis, dance halls and dancing schools must have a license. Before opening a dancing business, the owner or operator must apply for a business license.

Download Dance Hall license application

Download Dancing School license application

How to submit application

Submit your application to Business Licenses & Consumer Services:

  • By email
  • By U.S. mail
  • In person

Before you begin

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

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Contact us

Health Department

Environmental Health

Phone

612-673-3000

Address

Public Service Center
505 Fourth Ave S, Room 520
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Business Licenses & Consumer Services

Community Planning & Economic Development

Phone

612-673-2080

Fax

612-673-3399

Address

Public Service Building 
505 Fourth Ave. S., Room 220
Minneapolis, MN 55415