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How do I apply for a City of Placentia Business License?
Contact the Finance Department to discuss the details of your business operation. Inquire about the City of Placentia zoning requirements for the type of business you will operate and its proposed location. This information may be obtained from the City Planning Division in the Development Services Department. In addition to obtaining a business license, you must also comply with all City, County and State regulations for zoning, building, health and safety. You may obtain an application at the City Business License Division at City Hall or visit the Business License Information page to download a form. City Hall is open Monday through Thursday from 7:30 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Retail - $48
  • Service - $48
  • Manufacturing/Wholesale - $48
  • Contractors
    • Class A/B - $120
    • Class C - $75
  • Profession
    • $75 / prof.
    • $28 / non prof.
  • Home Occupation Permit - $35
  • Building & Zoning Permit - $93
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1. What is a Business License Tax?
2. Who is required to have a Business License Tax?
3. How do I apply for a City of Placentia Business License?
4. How can I contact your offices?
5. What do I need to know about zoning?
6. What if my business is home-based?
7. Do I need to display my business license?
8. Is my City of Placentia Business License Tax Transferable?
9. When is Business License due for renewal?
10. How do I change the business address in the City?
11. How do I cancel the Business License Tax?
12. What is Fictitious Name or Doing Business As (DBA)?
13. What is a Sales Tax Permit?
14. What is a Federal Employer Identification Number?
15. What is a State Employer Identification Number?
16. What is the State Franchise Tax Board?
17. What is a Alcoholic Beverage Control Licenses?
18. What is a Health Permit?
19. What is SB 1186, and how does it affect my business license fees?

401 East Chapman Avenue
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 993-8117