Forms and Resources

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, any new business with a physical location within the City of Richmond is required to submit an application online or you may fill out a Business Tax Application and mail to the address listed below.

Businesses not located in Richmond can estimate tax bill using the Measure U Business Tax Calculator , and send a completed application and check to:

City of Richmond
Business License Unit
450 Civic Center Plaza, 2nd Floor
Richmond, CA 94804

You will be contacted if further information is required. For questions, call 510-620-5555, or email or schedule a One-on-One meeting with Finance staff  through Calendly.




Starting January 1, 2022 all businesses in California must comply with California State Bill 1383. This bill requires business to subscribe to recycling and organics services in addition to other requirements. For more information about compliance and to learn if you qualify as a Tier 1 or Tier 2 generator visit RecycleMore’s website,

 All businesses must comply with the City’s Food Ware Ordinance. For more information please visit, or email