This license is for businesses operating bowling centers. Additional licenses may be required (i.e., food license, game room license, liquor license, pool hall license, etc.). If you have questions, contact DSI at 651-266-8989, or email the DSI Message Center.

Code Requirements

See Chapter 322 of the Saint Paul Legislative Code for information about bowling centers.

Application Requirements

You must submit the following:


Your application will be administratively reviewed by DSI Licensing, Zoning and Fire Inspection staff. This review may include on site inspections(s) to verify compliance with applicable regulations. You will be informed of any required inspections including the name and telephone number of the inspector after the submission of a completed license application. The location must be in compliance with all applicable regulations and/or license conditions before any license may be issued.


The annual fee for a Bowling Center License is $194.00 per location.


A Bowling Center License will expire one year from date of issuance and may be renewed annually.

Last Edited: January 18, 2022