Finance Department

Department Overview

The Finance Department is responsible for all financial functions including:

  • Licensing
  • Accounts payable
  • Revenue collection
  • Cash management and investments
  • Payroll and Pension Plan
  • Financial reporting and monitoring, including:
    • City Fiscal Budget
    • Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR)
    • Five-Year Capital Improvement Plan

License Information

The Ferguson Finance Department issues city licenses, including:

  • Business licenses
  • Dog licenses
  • Residential property rental licenses
  • Vending licenses
  • Various others

All licenses must be renewed annually. The Finance Department does not issue liquor licenses. Liquor license applications are handled by the city clerk. Download a Business License Application.

License Fees

Type of LicenseCosts
Business LicensesBased on Gross Receipts/Sales

Residential Property Rental License$50.00 per property

Vending License$25.00 per device

Dog License$1.00 (spayed / neutered) per dog / $3.00 if not spayed / neutered
Liquor LicenseContact the City Clerk


Financial Reporting

  1. City Budget
  2. CAFR
  3. CIP


City Fiscal Budget

The City's Fiscal Budget serves as a guideline for city services, programs and capital improvements. It is the basis for the expectation of service that all stakeholders may anticipate from the municipality.

     View the City's Draft FY2021-2022 Budget

View the City's Current Fiscal Year Budget

View All Previous Fiscal Year Budgets

To view a budget in person, please contact the City Clerk's Office.