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Assembly Bill 3002 went into effect on January 1, 2019 which provides information regarding disability access requirements and resources to business owners. To read the full notice, click HERE

Senate Bill (SB) 205, signed by Gov. Newsom in 2019, requires a person or entity who conducts a business operation that is a “regulated industry” to demonstrate enrollment with the NPDES permit program. Completion and submission of this information is required with your business license application. For more information, please click HERE.

Starting January 1, 2021, Assembly Bill 1607 requires the prevention of gender-based discrimination of business establishments. A full notice is available in English or other languages by clicking HERE.

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                                             City of San Leandro - NEW Business License Application


                                                         What you need to know to get started.

1. Business licenses are renewed on a calendar year basis.  All licenses expire December 31st.

2. Business start date is the first date your business started operating in the City of San Leandro. 

3. No payment will be required until your application has been reviewed and accepted. You will receive an email 
verifying the receipt of application. Within 3 business days you will receive an email containing the amount due and instructions on how to
make payment online. 4. If the business Is located in the City of San Leandro, you must include a Zoning Application Form with your Business License Application.
The Zoning Form should be uploaded on the online application portal to assist with expediting your application. Click on the following link to access the forms: Commercial Zoning application -- Commercial Zoning application Home Occupation Zoning application -- Home Occupation Zoning application Home Cottage Food Zoning application -- Home Cottage Food Zoning application We wish you the greatest success in your new venture! If you need any assistance with the application process, please call 510-809-3133 to speak with a customer service representative.