Obtain a Business License

Who needs a Business License? All businesses selling or producing a product, or providing a service, to anyone within the Cloverdale city limits must obtain a Business License.

Do I need other permits?

Depending upon the type of business and business location, you may need a permit from the Planning/Community Development Department. To find out if additional permits are required, call the Planning/Community Development Department at 707-894-1726. or email the Planning/Community Development Department.

How much does it cost?

The business license is based on a flat tax plus additional amounts depending on the type of business and number of employees and typically costs approximately $57.25 to $338.50, annually.

How often do I pay this tax?

The tax is an annual amount, due prior to January 31st of each year.

How do I obtain a license?

Complete the application and return it with your payment to City Hall at 124 N. Cloverdale Boulevard, Cloverdale, CA or mail it to PO Box 217, Cloverdale, CA. Once received and the payment has been processed, you will receive your business license certificate in 2-6 weeks.

For additional information, visit the Business License Tax page.

Business License Applications