What Types of Business Licenses Are Available?

What Types of Business Licenses Are Available?


Business License1There are three types of City Business Licenses available:

1. An Annual Business License - this is for the persons doing more than two (2) jobs a year within city limits. 
If you apply for a license after July, the fee will be pro-rated. Annual business license fees range from $14 to $154, in addition to a $10 per employee that works within the city limits and is not the owner.

2. A One-time Business License - this is for anyone who works within the city limits only 1-2 times within the fiscal year (July-June). This license is valid for only one (1) job/project and is not to exceed thirty (30) days. A maximum of two (2) One-time Business Licenses may  be issued to an individual per fiscal year.

3. A Home Occupation Business License - is any business occupation conducted within a dwelling by a person(s) residing in that dwelling unit which is clearly incidental and secondary to the residential use of that dwelling. Home occupations shall be subject to the issuance of a Zoning Permit in accordance with Section 17.22.010 and 17.22.020 of the Lakeport Municipal Code. There is a one-time fee at the time of submittal, plus the Annual License fee. If you relocate to another dwelling within the City, it would require a new  home occupation application to be submitted  and Annual License fee would be required.
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  • Annual Business License
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    Application for Yearly License for Fiscal Year July - June
  • One Time Business License
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    One Time Event Application for Business License for Fiscal Year July - June
  • Home Occupation Application
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    Zoning Permit To Allow Home Occupation
  • Pro-Rated Fee Information
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    Shows by month the Pro-rated amount for Business License