City of Lakeport, California

Business Licenses Documents

Business License Application Forms

Home-based Businesses

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Icon Alarm Permit - Business (48kb)
Alarm permit application for Businesses in the City of Lakeport

Icon Alarm Permit - Residence (48kb)
Alarm permit application for residents in the City of Lakeport

Icon Annual Business License Application (198kb)
This application and the attached Policy #61 form are required for all businesses not eligible for a one-time business license. The annual fee varies based on the type of business. See Lakeport Municipal Code Section 5.04.120 for more information about the business license fee (tax) for your business. Contact our office if there are any questions about the annual fee.

Icon Business License Fees (404kb)

Icon Home Occupation Application (120kb)
A "home occupation" is defined as an occupation conducted within a dwelling by a person(s) residing in the dwelling unit, which is incidental and secondary to the residential use of the dwelling. This application includes the criteria for the establishment of a home occupation in the City of Lakeport and the required one-time application fee.

Icon Mandatory Commercial Recycling: Businesses & Multi-family Dwellings (664kb)
The State of California requires mandatory commercial trash recycling. You are required to recycle if your property is: 1. A business that disposes of 4 cubic yards or more of solid waste per week; OR 2. A multi-family dwelling of 5 units or more.

Icon One-time Business License (190kb)
A One-Time Business License is valid for one job/project and not longer than thirty (30) days. Only two (2) one-time business licenses may be issued per fiscal year (July 1 through June 30). An annual business license will be required after the issuance of two one-time licenses in a fiscal year. Businesses participating in Special Community Events (i.e., Dickens Fair, car shows, craft fairs, etc.) may obtain more than two (2) one-time business licenses per fiscal year. If you are selling non-edible items – you must have a Seller’s Permit issued by the California State Board of Equalization and must properly report all sales taxes generated in the City of Lakeport.

Icon Pro Rated Fees for Business License (71kb)
City of Lakeport business licenses are issued on a fiscal year basis and are valid from July 1 to June 30. Business license fees are pro-rated if a business begins operating after August 1st. The fee for employees, if applicable, is also pro-rated. Please contact the City if you have any questions about the pro-rated fees.

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