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Requirements to Apply for a Dealer License

  • An approved building facility physically separate from all other buildings, with office furniture and a working telephone (cell or mobile phone not acceptable as primary line).
  • A vehicle display area large enough to fit 15 vehicles.
  • To meet the sign requirements of a minimum letter height (per ordinance), permanently installed, and visible from the road.
  • dealerA garage facility or a service agreement with a nearby garage.
  • Certificate of Liability Insurance (minimum $60,000)
  • Business tax license
  • Sales tax identification number
  • Personal and/or financial check disclosure
  • Financial statement prepared by a CPA
  • Zoning compliance
  • Franchise agreement letter from the manufacturer
  • Two-year surety bond or letter of credit (original)

Also if applicable:

  • Stockholders update
  • City tax license
  • Corporate charter
  • Warranty rate form


New vehicle dealer: $200, per line make Used vehicle dealer: $200
New motorcycle dealer: $200, per line make Used motorcycle dealer: $200
Salesperson or change of employer endorsement: $35 Motor vehicle show permit: $100
RV dealer: $2 Manufacturer, distributor, factory branch, or distributor branch: $800
Factory distributor representative: $200 Auto dismantler and recycler: $200
Automobile auction: $400 All duplicate licenses: $25




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