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Josh Brooks/
Vilko Domic

2535 Commerce Way
Commerce, CA  90040

Ph: (323) 722-4805 ext. 2327 or 2325
Fx: (323) 838-4243

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Any person or entity who conducts any business, trade, profession, enterprise, establishment or occupation within the city shall obtain a license whether or not the physical business address is in or outside of the City. These include, but are not limited to: 
  • Apartment owners renting four or more units 
  • Businesses located within the City such as retail stores, wholesalers, manufacturers and service providers 
  • Businesses, which are located outside the City, but transact business in the City such as contractors, cleaners, repair people, gardeners 
  • Commercial/Industrial rental property owners 
  • Home-based businesses
  • Independent contractors such as doctors, hairdressers, janitors
  • Ice cream, produce, bakery and catering trucks 

Certain businesses may require other permit approvals in additon to filing a business license application and payment of the business license tax.

Please click here to access the City's Business License Online Renewal System.