A Cigarette and Tobacco Sales license is required of any person or company making retail sales of tobacco, tobacco products, tobacco-related device, electronic delivery devices, and nicotine or lobelia delivery products.
Guidance relating to Cigarette and Tobacco Sales is contained in Maplewood City Ordinance 1012. All license holders are required to be familiar with the provisions of this chapter and with applicable Minnesota Statutes and federal regulations.
Apply for a License
Applications for a Cigarette and Tobacco Sales license have been transitioned from a paper application to an online licensing system (Accela) and is available for access via the Citizen Access portal.
The following documents are required to be submitted with this application:
Each owner/partner/officer with >5% interest in the business and establishment manager must complete a supplemental application and undergo a background investigation. This application is also available through Accela under Cigarette & Tobacco Sales Supplement Application.
Guide to using the Citizen Access Portal
Please use the reference guides below to assist you in registering for an account and applying for a license. If you need additional assistance please contact us at 651-249-2005.