450 Civic Center Plaza, 2nd Floor
Richmond, CA 94804
Open from 8:45 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday-Friday
Cashier Hours: 8:45 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday-Friday
Special note for new businesses: Zoning compliance is required for all, new, commercial business license applications. This is provided by the Planning Division and can be acquired during the Building and Planning business hours:
8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday - Thursday
8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Friday
For business tax questions, please contact Measure_U_info@ci.richmond.ca.us
- City of Richmond, CA – Tax Calculator (mystagingwebsite.com)
- Convert Professional Activity Codes to Measure U Business Class
- Business Start-up Checklist
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, https://recyclemore.com/new-recycling-law-starts-january-1-2022/.
All businesses must comply with the City’s Food Ware Ordinance. For more information please visit, https://www.ci.richmond.ca.us/1824/Food-Ware-Ordinance or email firstname.lastname@example.org.