Do I need a Camarillo business tax certificate?
Are you planning to open a business in Camarillo? If you are, then the answer is yes, you will need to get a business tax certificate (license). You will need to come into the City of Camarillo at 601 Carmen Drive to apply for your business tax certificate in person if your business is located within city limits.
How do I obtain a zone clearance for my business?
Your business is required to have zone clearance from the Community Development Department. The building that you plan to conduct business from must be approved for the type of business. You must contact the Community Development Department at (805) 388-5360 to discuss your property and determine if it meets zoning requirements.
What if I plan to conduct business from my home?
You will need to procure a Home Occupation Permit. You will need to contact the Community Development Department to discuss our business and to request your Home Occupation Permit application.
What if I want to be a massage technician?
You will be required to have a Massage Service Permit. You may not preform any massages until you have received your permit, you may not work under someone else’s permit. If you want to open a business that offers massage as a service, you are required to have a Massage Establishment Permit. There are other requirements that deal specifically with touching another human body. Contact the Community Development Department at (805) 388-5360 to learn what other requirements and regulations that you must comply with and how to receive your permits.
Can I peddle or solicit door to door with a business tax certificate?
If you are distributing advertising materials in any commercial or residential area of Camarillo, you must have a Solicitor’s Permit. To obtain this permit, you must contact the Business Tax Division at (805) 388-5330.
What are the fees associated with the business tax certificate?
Your fees will be dependent on the type of business and where it is located. You should contact the Business Tax Division at (805) 388-5330 for more information and to learn the exact costs associated with your business tax certificate. Your business tax certificate will expire on the last day of the month after your anniversary of opening your business. All taxes and fees are due on or before this date. There may be other permit fees and inspection fees that you may incur depending on your business type.
I still have questions. Who should I contact?
You should contact the
Community Development Department at (805) 388-5360 to discuss any questions or concerns you have regarding doing business in Camarillo, CA.
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