Appointments are required to access services in person, with the exception of the City's Customer Service Center on the Monroe level of City Hall. Visitors to all City buildings are required to follow health guidelines and wear a face covering.COVID-19 | Service Delivery Changes | Meeting Notices
View the briefing on COVID-19 and the Public Safety Committee.
City Commission Briefings
Do you need a Pedicab Company License? You are in the right place! We can help you apply for your license.
To get your business license, make sure you don't owe money to the City. We're unable to issue you a business license if you don't meet these requirements.
We'll need to know a few things about your company before we issue a license. Here's a look at what we need from you:
A bike mechanic must inspect each of your vehicles before we'll issue a license. Download and print the form below and take it to a bike mechanic. We'll ask you to upload a scanned copy of the completed form with your application.
Pedicab Mechanical Inspection Form(PDF, 24KB)
Have questions? Give us a call at the number listed in the Contact Us section of this page. There are many things that you need to do to apply for the license. We recommend reviewing the Pedicab Company License Checklist for more details.
There is a $278 license application fee for new applications. The fee for renewal applications is $126. Your first vehicle is included under your company license. Any additional vehicles are $26. Application fees are non-refundable.
We use a third party system called Citizen Access for business license applications. If this is your first time using this system, it's a good idea to learn How to Create a Citizen Access Account.
Your application might take some time. That's why we recommend that you gather all the required information first.
Apply in English
It takes us 5-10 business days to process applications. Keep in mind that it may take longer to process your application if we find that you need to make changes.
We'll call or email you to let you know that your license and vehicle decals are ready. You can either pick them up from the office or we'll mail it to you. Your license is valid through the season.
We use a standard licensing year of July 1 through June 30 for all businesses. Your license will expire on June 30 regardless of when you apply. The fees are also the same no matter when you apply during the year.
There is a $278 license application fee for new applications. The fee for renewal applications is $126. Your first vehicle is included under your company license. Any additional vehicles are $26. Application fees are non-refundable. Here's a look at our accepted payment methods:
Fill out the PDF application and return it to us by mail or in person.
Download Application in English
Make sure you have the appropriate payment ready. Refer to step 3 for accepted payment methods.
Our office hours are 8 AM - 5 PM, Monday through Friday. We are out of the office on public holidays.
You can find our number in the Contact Us section of this page. We'll get you all the information you need to apply for your business license.
Visit us on the 2nd floor of City Hall. Our address is in the Contact Us section of this page. We'll get you an application and answer all of your questions about the process. Make sure you have your payment ready. You can see our accepted payment methods in step 3 above.
Pedicab Company License Checklist(PDF, 179KB)
Pedicab License Ordinance
311 or 616.456.3000
300 Monroe Avenue NW,
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
View all Services
Vision & Mission