Business Licensing Division

Effective Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at 4:00 p.m., the West Wing will be closed to the public due to building rehabilitation. During construction, the Business License Division will be available online or by appointment only. To schedule an appointment, please call the Business License Division at (626) 812-5249.

The Business Licensing Division is responsible for:
  • Issuing business licenses
  • Verifying ownership and other related information as requested
  • Answering questions related to taxation and requirements for operating a business

Business License Enforcement

Community Improvement Inspectors are out in our community daily, establishing contact with City's business owners, as well as ensuring that all business activity within the City is being conducted with the proper Business License.

Online Business License Renewals
Secure payments can be made online 24/7 using this link with your Mastercard, Visa or Discover, please note there is a 2% surcharge for credit card payments.

Multi-Unit Residential Rental Annual Tax Rate Adjustment
Per AMC Section 18-6 - Annual adjustment of license tax rates. The current tax rate for residential rentals four or more, effective January 1, 2021, is $199.17 per rental unit.