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 Current Fiscal Year Budget

View All Previous Fiscal Year Budgets

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