This license is for a laundry or dry cleaning establishment engaged in the business of washing or cleaning materials, including the business of coin-operated laundries, and rug and/or carpet cleaning.

See Laundry / Dry Cleaning Pick-Up Station for licensing a business of accepting clothes - or other materials which are to be laundered or dry cleaned by a licensed laundry or dry cleaning station - from the public for washing or cleaning purposes for a charge.

If you have questions, contact DSI at (651) 266-8989, or email the DSI Message Center.

Code Requirements

See Chapter 327 of the Saint Paul Legislative Code for information about laundry / dry cleaning establishments.

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.


See Fee Table for current License fees.


A Laundry / Dry Cleaning Plant License expires one year from the date of issue and may be renewed annually.

Last Edited: November 9, 2023