Going out of business sale

You need a license to sell items if you are closing your business.


Reasons for a going out of business sale can include:

  • Fire damage
  • Being forced out of business
  • Liquidation
  • Loss of lease
  • Natural disaster
  • Water damage

Each license allows 30 days for your sale. 

Going out of business sign

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If you need help with this information, please email 311, or call 311 or 612-673-3000.

Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use.

Contact us

Business Licenses & Consumer Services

Community Planning & Economic Development






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


Minneapolis 311


Office hours

7 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Monday – Friday