Business License Tax Information

A business license is required of all businesses operating within the city limits, including temporary activities and contractors with offices outside the City. Rates vary according to the type of business.

For your convenience, we have attached the following forms that can be printed and completed prior to coming to City Hall. Please follow the instructions at the top of the form. Any additional information or questions regarding the business license process can be obtained by calling the Department of Finance at (562) 431-2527 ext 1314.

The links below provide additional information regarding the business license procedures and required forms that must be completed. These forms are also available in the forms section of the Department of Finance.

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