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The Residential Parking Permit Application may be submitted by electronically or mail. Please visit the Parking Permit webpage for more information.
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All businesses operating in El Cerrito are required to apply and obtain a Business License in accordance with El Cerrito Municipal Code, Chapter 4.32. For more information, or to obtain a business license with the City of El Cerrito, please visit the Business License webpage.
Yes, El Cerrito does have a property transfer tax. Information on Ordinance No. 2018-03, can be found here. Please check out our Frequently Asked Questions page.
Beginning Jan. 1, 2018, California Senate Bill 1186 requires cities to collect an additional $4 fee for a local business license. The additional state fee of $4 is imposed on any applicant for a local business license or equivalent instrument or permit, or renewal thereof, for purposes of increasing disability access and compliance with construction-related accessibility requirements and developing educational resources for businesses to facilitate compliance with federal and state disability laws.