City Clerk

Hospitality Licensing

Due to COVID-19, City Hall is closed to the public effective November 9, 2020. 

A drop-off box has been installed for applications and payments on Second Street behind City Hall. 

See map here.


INITIAL CONTACT:  City Clerk, 318 City Hall, 411 W. 1st St., Duluth  MN  55802.

APPLICATION FORM:  License Application (Standard).

FEES:  See Fee Schedule.

TELEPHONE NUMBER:  (218) 730-5500.

ISSUED TO:  Those desiring to operate and/or maintain hotels, motels, B&B's, etc., where rooms are rented for a period of less than a week.

PROCEDURE:  Applications and fee are received by the city clerk. Fire and health department approvals are necessary before Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) approval.