The City requires that any person conducting, managing, carrying on or engaging in any business, trade, profession, or occupation in the City of Fullerton, obtain a business registration certificate from the City.
If you are registering a new business or making a change to an existing business, you must complete a Business Registration Application form and submit it with the appropriate payment to:
City of Fullerton
303 W. Commonwealth Avenue
Fullerton, CA 92832
Businesses operating from a commercial location in Fullerton must hand deliver the application to the Community Development Department for approval prior to obtaining a Business Registration Certificate.
Home Occupation Businesses require a Home Occupancy Permit
. If you are not sure if your business qualifies for a home occupation, please contact the Business Registration Office.
For assistance with Business Registration inquiries, contact the Business Registration Office.
Business Registration Office
714.738.6531 or 714.738.5326
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Second and fourth Fridays of the month, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
We are closed the first and third Fridays of the month
Business Registration Tax Schedule
Starting a Business
Home Occupancy Businesses
Transient Occupancy Tax
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