If your business is located in an incorporated city limit and you conduct any business in an unincorporated area of the county, you will need to complete both the city's and the County's online Business License application (PDF). If you conduct business only within the city's limits, you do not need to apply for a County business license.
Not Sure in What Jurisdiction Your Business is Located?
View Where to go to get a business License to determine which jurisdiction to go to for your business' property address. If you are told to go to a city agency, then your business is located in that city.
Businesses Selling Alcohol or Tobacco
Businesses Selling Alcohol
If your business will be selling alcoholic beverages, you will first need to contact the Department of Conservation and Development, using the same information listed above, before applying for a county business license.
Businesses Selling Tobacco
If your business will be selling tobacco products, you will first need to contact the Health Services Department at 925-313-6214 before applying for a county business license.