Payment of the business license tax does not constitute zoning, building or fire code approval. Check with the Department of Community Development in order to determine if your business can be legally established at your location.

New food service establishments need to comply with the City’s Municipal Code Chapter 9.25 Fats, Oil and Grease Management and Discharge Control, in addition to applying to the City of Seal Beach for a business license and certificate of occupancy. As part of the National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES), local municipalities are responsible to conduct inspections for correct handling of Fats, Oils and Greases.