How do I establish a business in Palmdale?

The requirements to establish a new business in the City vary by the type and location of the business. You will need to verify the zoning, building, and license requirements applicable to your business. Zoning information is available with the Planning Division at 38250 Sierra Highway – or by phone at 661/267-5200.  

Business License staff is available by email - at or by phone at 661/267-5434.  

Apply for a business license by clicking here  Customer Support Center can be reached Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. by email at or by phone at 661/247-8384.

City staff is available to answer your questions by telephone Monday through Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Staff recommends a careful check of the location's zoning, parking, permitted uses, and Building and Safety records before you buy or lease the property to establish a business. This assures you that the business is allowed in the zone, that development requirements are met, and that no known code violations exist on the property preventing investment of time and money in a site which will not meet your needs.

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1. How do I apply for a Business License?
2. What is needed to get a business license?
3. How do I establish a business in Palmdale?
4. Can I establish a business in my home?
5. What is required for a business license in a commercial or industrial building?
6. Do I need a business license?
7. I am renting my home. Do I need a business license?
8. How do I get a Seller's Permit?
9. How do I get a Fictitious Name Filing (Doing Business As)?
10. Can I transfer my business license to a new owner?
11. What is a Home Occupation Permit and who is required to have one?