Town of St Paul
Businesses Guidance Page
The Town allows, by Ordinance, two types of businesses:
1). Home business - run from a residence showing no visible evidence that it is there, ie. increased traffic, outside storage, noise, employees that do not live at that address. Only vehicles driven by a resident are allowed on a frequent basis. They are allowed to have the business logo on it.
2). Commercial business - run from a properly zoned area.
See pages 35 to 37 of this document to see what is allowed in your zoning.
A certificate of occupancy (CO) is required before opening your business. Use this building permit application to apply.
A restaurant requires this County list to be completed and this food permit request to be submitted to the Town with the CO request.
This sign permit is required for any external sign
Smoking is NOT allowed in the business per this Ordinance 195. You are required to post no smoking signs. These do not require a permit
Permits are required for building homes, accessory buildings, fences, and signs, remodeling, new roofs, demolitions, installing pools, irrigation systems (sprinklers), fences, electrical work, plumbing work, water heaters
* ETJ properties are those unincorporated properties located within the Town Boundaries