May 09, 2017 –
In pursuant of Prairie Band Potawatomi Law and Order Code 13-2-6 effective July 1, 2017:
13-2-6 Classes of Licenses. (Effective July 1, 2017)
(A) Temporary Business License. All persons engaged in business on the Reservation for a period of four (4) days or less shall have a temporary business license. The fee for a temporary business license is ten dollars ($10.00).
(B) Seasonal Business License. All persons engaged in business on the Reservation for a period of three (3) months or less shall have a seasonal business license. The fee for a seasonal business license is twenty-five dollars ($25.00).
(C) Annual Business License. All persons engaged in business for a period exceeding three (3) months shall have an annual business license. The fee for an annual business license is fifty dollars ($50.00). A licensee holding an annual business license shall apply for renewal each year on a renewal application form provided by the Tax Commission, but the licensee shall notify the Tax Commission of any change in the licensee’s business activities. Renewal of an annual business license shall be made pursuant to the provisions in Section 13-2-2.
(D) Food Vendors. No person may produce or sell food (1) that is sold directly to the end consumer and (2) that requires time and temperature control for safety or specialized processing, as determined by the Tax Commission, unless such person has training in basic food handling principles. This training must be received at least every two (2) years and must be accredited and certified by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). Proof that a person has received such training shall be provided with each license application and renewal and upon the request of the Nation. Training as a food protection manager may also satisfy the food handling training requirement.
Beginning July 1, 2017 all persons selling food on reservation lands must:
• Obtain a PBPN Business License: contact the PBPN Tax Commission office for applications
• Show proof of completion of ANSI certified basic food handling training: ANSI certified Basic food handling training can be obtained locally by:
– Completing a free online course thru this link:
– Or completing a classroom course
Contact Kristina Matsapto at 785-966-3926 for computer access and course information
For any additional information, please contact: Julie Jensen at 785-966-3998.