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Business Licenses

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The City of Bell Gardens invites you to join our business community!  Our business friendly approach includes personalized customer service, a streamlined approval process, and low cost fees and permits.  Staff is here to assist you through the licensing process and offer resources to strengthen and grow your business.

A business license is required of all businesses operating within the city limits, which include temporary activities and contractors with offices outside the city.  Fees vary according to the type of business.  Please contact Emilia Sakez, Business License Clerk at (562) 806-7715 for more information.

* COVID-19 UPDATE * In response to the current COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) pandemic, please see the following measures that have been implemented until further notice:


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