Business Licensing and Cashier's Office are closed to public access until further notice. Licensing staff are available and conducting business via telephone, fax and email.
Please be advised that process times are impacted by remote processing. We appreciate your patience.
To obtain a new or reactivate your expired business license, please follow the instructions below. Submit your completed application to: BLMAIL@REDONDO.ORG
After Licensing has processed your application, you will receive an email with payment instructions. You may pay online using your Visa or Mastercard credit/debit card or by mailing a check, cashier's check or money order to the Cashier's Office at 415 Diamond St, Redondo Beach, CA 90277.
If you are a Contractor, please complete the following application form:
Business License Application
Tax Rates: CA State Licensed Contractors:
|CA State Contractor License||BL Tax + CA SB1186 Fee||Total|
|A License||$192 + $4 (SB1186 Fee)||$196|
|B License||$257 + $4 (SB1186 Fee)||$261|
|C/D License||$129 + $4 (SB1186 Fee)||$133|
If you are conducting business from a residential location in Redondo Beach,
please complete the following application form:
Business License Application - Home Occupation
Tax Rate: $50 + $4 (SB1186 Fee) = $54 for Part-Time
$99 + $4 (SB1186 Fee) = $103 for Full-Time
If you are conducting business from a commercial or industrial location in Redondo Beach or a location outside the City, please complete the following application form: Business License Application
Tax Rate: Rates vary depending on the type of business activity. After your business license application has been processed, Licensing will contact you to advise the applicable tax rate and fees based on the City's Municipal Code.
If you have commercial or residential rental property in Redondo Beach,
please complete the following application form: Business License Application
Tax Rate: $20 for the first unit and $8 for each additional unit.
For an example, if you own 3 units, the tax amount would be
$20+$8+$8 = $36 + $4 (SB1186 Fee) for a total of $40.
Additionally, if you have employees, the tax rate is $18 per employee.
Please send completed business license applications to:
Financial Services Department
415 Diamond St., Door 1
Redondo Beach, CA 90277
Telephone: (310) 318-0603
Fax: (310) 937-6666