Business License Regulation

Applies to:     All commercial, industrial or home-based businesses.

What You Must Do:

  1. Ensure that your business location is zoned for your intended business operations
  2. Undergo review and/or inspection by the licensing authority and other appropriate regulatory agencies as required (Planning/Zoning, Environmental Management, Building Inspection, etc.) to ensure your business meets licensing, building code, code enforcement, planning/zoning, and other applicable permitting requirements
  3. Obtain a Business License prior to operating your business
  4. Post your Business License
  5. Operate in accordance with all conditions of your Business License 

Primary Regulatory Agencies:

In the unincorporated area of Sacramento County:
 

County of Sacramento Tax Collection & Licensing
Division Business Licensing and Fictitious Business Names Unit
700 H Street , Room 1710 (First Floor)
Sacramento, CA 95814
916.874.6644
Website

 
In the incorporated cities within Sacramento County:
 

City of Sacramento Revenue Division
915 I Street, Room 1214
Sacramento, CA 95814
916.808.8500
Website

 

City of Citrus Heights
6237 Fountain Square Drive
Citrus Heights, CA 95621
916.727.4907
Website

 

City of Elk Grove
8400 Laguna Palms Way
Elk Grove, CA 95758
916.478.2211
Website​

 

City of Folsom
50 Natoma Street
Folsom, CA 95630
916.355.7312
Website​

 

City of Galt
380 Civic Drive
Galt, CA 95632
209.366.7158
Website

 

City of Rancho Cordova
2729 Prospect Park Drive
Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
916.851.8803
Website​