This license is for businesses using a building or part thereof for the application of flammable finishes by means of spraying, dipping, or brushing. This license includes silk screening. If you have questions, contact DSI at 651-266-8989, or email the DSI Message Center.

Code Requirements

See Chapter 371 of the Saint Paul Legislative Code for information about finishing shops.

Application Requirements

You must submit the following:


This license requires inspection approvals from the Saint Paul Fire Safety Division (Phone: 651-266-8989), Licensing (Phone: 651-266-8989), and Zoning (Phone: 651-266-9008).


See Fee Table for current License fees.


A Furniture Finishing Shop License will expire one year from date of issuance and may be renewed annually.

Last Edited: November 9, 2023