You can apply for your business license online using the links below, or in person at the Cashier's Counter at City Hall, 505 Forest Avenue, Laguna Beach, CA. This brochure tells you everything you need to know. Once your business is up and running, consider joining the Laguna Beach Chamber of Commerce.
If you are a sole proprietor and would like to apply online for your initial business license in the City of Laguna Beach click here.
If you represent a corporation, LLC, or LP and would like to apply online for your initial business license in the City of Laguna Beach click here.
All business license applications must have a physical address listed for the location. The City of Laguna Beach will not issue business licenses to virtual mailbox locations or P.O. Boxes. If your business address is your home address you must fill out the Home Occupation form before your application can be processed. This does not apply to Real Estate Agents. This should be emailed to: BusinessLicenses@lagunabeachcity.net
If you are a general contractor or a sub contractor, you can renew your Contractors Business License here.
If your business is one of the following, click here to renew your Variable Fees Business License.
Lawn and Garden
Practicing professional (for instance: doctor, attorney, veterinarian)
Rental of personal property or accommodations (for instance, Airbnb)
If your business is one of the following, click here to renew your Flat Fee Business License
Real Estate Broker Firm
Real Estate Sales Agent
Retail or Wholesale Pickup and Delivery
Taxi and Passenger Vehicle
If you need assistance please call 949-497-0733