Business License

All individuals and businesses doing work within city limits, whether or not they have a physical structure in the city, are required to have a business license. This includes contractors, internet and home-based businesses. Business license holders must display their license in public view at all times. 

Business License Application Packets

Home Based Business

Commercial Locations

Out of City Contractors

SB 205 Compliant Businesses

Dental Offices

Sidewalk Vendors


Non-profits and certain businesses are exempt from paying fees under the Constitution of the United States or under the Constitution or laws of the State of California but must still register with the City. Licenses may be applied for in-person at City Hall during regular business hours.


Annual license renewals, including payment, may be completed online

Businesses that fall under SB 205, shall submit the SB 205 form with renewal application.

Dental offices shall submit the One-Time compliance Report for Dental Discharges form with the renewal application.


This notice provides access information and resources to building license and commercial building permit applicants. Versions in Spanish, Chinese, Tagalog, Vietnamese or Korean are available online.