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Business Licenses

A business license is not required for businesses to operate in the unincorporated portions of the County of Sonoma. While a business license is not required from the County, businesses must still comply with other applicable rules and regulations affecting their operations.

For information regarding local regulations, please visit the link to the Sonoma County Code at County.

For information regarding applicable state rules, regulations, and permits, please visit the State of California Business Cal Gold.

Please be advised that incorporated cities may require a business license when conducting business within city limits. Applicants are encouraged to contact the respective city for rules and regulations governing their business license practices.

Business License letter

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