Licensing Division

Liquor License Application Deadline Extension

Unincorporated St. Louis County: The deadline to apply for fiscal year 2021 liquor license renewals has been extended from June 30 to August 31, 2020. Fiscal year 2020 liquor licenses that are set to expire on June 30, 2020 will now extend until August 31, 2020.

All Liquor Licenses issued in 2020 for unincorporated St. Louis County will expire on June 30, 2021 - regardless of the date the license was issued.

Incorporated St. Louis County: Fiscal year 2021 liquor license renewal deadlines have been extended by up to two months, with monthly expiration dates of active licenses also being extended from June 30, 2020 and July 31, 2020 to August 31, 2020.

The Licensing Division will not reissue licenses to reflect the extended expiration date.

Licensing Division | License Issuance

  • Licenses that are shared between or recognized by both the State and the County include Peddler/Solicitor, Auctioneer, and Pool and Billiard table licenses.
  • Licensing for activities for which the County is the licensing authority regardless of the location or municipality involved. These include liquor and amusement activity regulations, convention and tourism tax, and convention and sport tax (based on hotel/motel room sales).
  • Licensing programs covering the unincorporated areas of the County. In these areas the Licensing Division administers commercial and charitable solicitors, trailer courts, and liquor by the drink licenses, as well as false alarm charges and utilities gross receipts tax.

Please note that the Licensing Division is NOT responsible for issuing licenses for the following areas.

Solicitor, Peddler and Street Vendor license applications may be enclosed in a sealed envelope and dropped off  in the lobby of 41 S. Central Ave, and MUST include the following:

  • Completely filled out application
  • Two color-copies of the applicant’s Drivers License or State ID
  • If the ID provided is from out-of-state, a copy of the applicant’s social security card MUST be submitted

There currently is a 24-48 hour hold before any documents will be processed. 


For those seeking additional help in navigating the County’s regulatory process, the resources of the Saint Louis County Business Assistance Center can provide a point of contact to help maintain project momentum and continuity.

Jericka Johnson
Manager, Licensing Division

Address: Saint Louis County | Licensing | 4th Floor
41 South Central Avenue
Clayton, MO 63105-1799

Phone Numbers: (314) 615-4982
Fax (314) 615-5125
Email: [email protected]
visit the Contact Us page.
Hours: Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Licensing Forms

For licensing forms please visit the Licensing Division home page and choose the desired link under the "Forms and Instructions" header in the right column.