The City of San Pablo Municipal Code requires all businesses to pay a business tax, but such payment does not authorize an applicant to do business in the City. All businesses must comply and continue to comply with all laws of the city, including but not limited to its zoning, building, planning, fire, plumbing, electrical, mechanical and subdivision regulations.
The following Business License Forms and Information are available online for your convenience in Adobe PDF format or call (510) 215-3010 for more information:
• Business License Fee/Tax Schedule
• Business License Application Form
• Apartment Business License Application Form
Business Startup Guidelines
If you're thinking of starting a business in San Pablo, or if you already own a business in our community, it's good to be aware of the resources available to you as well as the regulations of local, county, state and federal government agencies.
The new CalGOLD Web site, run by the California Environmental Protection Agency, represents an effort to simplify the business permit process. Visit the CalGold Homepage at www.CalGold.ca.gov