Does It Need A License?

The City of West Allis Clerk’s Office issues licenses for these activities. Licenses not on this list may be issued by the Police Department or by the Engineering Department.

The Clerk’s Office does require that an original application be submitted either in-person or at the counter.

Adult-Oriented EstablishmentApplication (PDF)
Amusement Distributor and TagAmusement Tag (PDF)
Amusement Distributor Application (PDF)
ArcadeArcade Application (PDF)
Amusement Tag (PDF)
Beer and/or Liquor: Class A

Off premise consumption
Liquor Application Packet (PDF)
Beer and/or Liquor: Class BOn premise consumption
Liquor Application Packet (PDF)
Bowling AlleyBowling Alley Application (PDF)
Carnival PermitApply for a Special Event Permit
Christmas Tree LotNot licensed
Cigarette and Tobacco Product Sales
Cigarette and Tobacco Application (PDF) / Cigarette and Tobacco Information Sheet
Dance HallDance Hall Application (PDF)
Direct Seller/Solicitor/HawkingDirect Seller/Solicitor/Hawking Application (PDF)
Direct Seller/Solicitor Special EventDirect Seller/Solicitor Special Event Application (PDF)
Electronic Smoking Device Sales (Vape Shop)Electronic Smoking Device Sales Application (PDF)
Entertainment ClubEntertainment Club application (PDF)
Expedited Extension of Alcohol Beverage PremisesExpedited Extension of Alcohol Beverage Premises (PDF)
Food Peddlers PermitFood Peddlers Permit Application (PDF)
Instrumental MusicInstrumental Music License application (PDF)
Instrumental Music Special 48-Hour PermitInstrumental Music Special Permit Application (PDF)
Mobile Home ParkManufactured and Mobile Home Community License Application (PDF)
Operator’s License (Bartender/Sales Clerk)Operator Information Sheet  Operator's License Application PDF
PawnbrokerPawn Dealer License PDF Application
PetsOnline Dog or Cat license
Phonograph Distributor and TagsPhonograph Distributor PDF Application and/or Phonograph Tag Sheet PDF
Pool Table and BilliardsPool & Billiard Tables PDF Application
Picnic, Special Beer/WineTemporary Class B License PDF Application
Salvage and RecyclingSalvage and Recycling License PDF Application
Secondhand Article DealerSecondhand Article Dealer License Application (PDF)
Secondhand Article Dealer - Charitable OrganizationSecondhand Article Dealer - Charitable Organization License Application (PDF)
Secondhand Jewelry DealerSecondhand Jewelry Dealer License Application (PDF)
Special Event PermitSpecial Event Permit Information Sheet and Special Event Permit Application
Temporary Extension/Special Event "Class B" premises  Temp Extension/Special Event Class B Premises Information Sheet (PDF)
Temp Extension/Special Event Class B Premises Application (PDF)
Tavern Entertainment - OtherTavern Entertainment - Other License Application (PDF)
Tavern Entertainment - SpecialTavern Entertainment - Special (PDF)
Taxi Operator, Driver or VehicleUnregulated as of January 1, 2007
Temporary Operator’s LicenseTemporary Operator’s License Application - Fillable
Trailer/Truck RentalTrailer and Truck Rental License Application (PDF)
Used Vehicle Dealer - Licensed by State of Wisconsin
Vape Shop a.k.a. Electronic Smoking Device SalesElectronic Smoking Device Sales Application (PDF)/Electronic Smoking Device Information Sheet (PDF)
Wine, Class CLiquor Application Packet (PDF)