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Renewal of Business Licenses
Annual business licenses expire on June 30 each year. 

Payment of taxes and fees for renewal licenses are due July 1. Payments received after July 31 are subject to penalties. 

Renew your business license here

Questions?
Please email the Finance Department or call 510-215-4335.


New Business Licenses
The City of El Cerrito requires anyone who is doing  business within city limits (including operation of rental property) to obtain a business license and pay the license tax.

If you are opening a new business in El Cerrito, you can complete
Business License Application and then mail to the City with the required payment.

The Business License Tax Ordinance defines the business license requirements, process, and tax rates.

Email the Finance Department or call at 510-215-4335 for assistance with completing your business license application and determining the amount of taxes and fees due. 




Lisa K. Malek-Zadeh
Finance Director/City Treasurer

Contact Us

Business Licenses: 215-4335 
Accounts Payable: 215-4311 
Financial Reporting: 215-4323 
Finance Director: 215-4312
Other services: 215-4335
Email
Fax: 510-215-4379 


El Cerrito City Hall
10890 San Pablo Ave.
El Cerrito, CA 94530

Hours
Monday & Wednesday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Tuesday and Thursday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Alternate Friday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
(closed every other Friday)

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