Cigarette Permits

State of Iowa Retail Cigarette Permits are issued by the City. 

Permit Facts:

  • Permits are valid for a twelve month period, based on the fiscal year: July 1st of each year to June 30th of the following year.
  • Permits must be renewed each year and an application form is required to be completed each year.
  • Renewal notices are mailed out by the City Clerk's office around May 15th of each year.
  • Permits cost $100 per year. If a permit is applied for partly through the year, permit fees are prorated based upon the schedule provided by the State of Iowa. 

How to Obtain a Permit:

Please note, electronic submission and online payment is preferred and results in a quicker processing time. If you intend to mail a completed application and check, please mail to: City Clerk's Office, City Hall, P.O. Box 2958, Clinton, IA 52733-2958.