Cigarette Permits

Acquiring a Permit

A cigarette/tobacco permit is required for the retail sale of all tobacco products. Cigarette/tobacco permits are required to be purchased yearly and expire each year on June 30th regardless of when they are purchased.

Application and fee should  be submitted to City Hall which is located on the first floor of City Hall, 620 Erie Street, Storm Lake, Iowa for City Council approval . Once approved, permit will be  issued.  License must be displayed near the retailer's cigarette sales display.


Application for Iowa Retail Cigarette/Tobacco Permit
Form is located on the State of Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Division.

Permit Fee for the  Month Issued Jul-Sept Oct-Dec Jan-MarApr-June
 Storm Lake
City of less than 15,000

For further information, please contact City Clerk at (712) 732-8000 or