Business Licenses

Business Licenses

Welcome to the City of San Leandro business community!

Starting a new business can be exciting and challenging. The City of San Leandro provides the information below to help you learn what to do to start a business in the City of San Leandro.

All new commercial businesses that plan to operate in San Leandro or sell goods or services within San Leandro city limits must obtain a business license and pay the applicable business license taxes and fees. This includes businesses dealing with residential and commercial real estate rentals or individuals who operate home-based businesses.

In addition, commercial businesses and home-based businesses that will be located within San Leandro must complete a zoning application and pay the applicable fees. And any home-based business in San Leandro must obtain a home occupation permit in addition to the standard business license, with applicable fees paid for both.

STARTING A BUSINESS

TOBACCO RETAILERS ORDINANCE

  • TO APPLY OR RENEW A CITY OF SAN LEANDRO TOBACCO RETAILERS LICENSE, CLICK HERE 

SHORT-TERM RENTALS ORDINANCE

  • TO APPLY FOR A NEW A CITY OF SAN LEANDRO BUSINESS LICENSE, CLICK HERE
  • For more information regarding Hosted Short-Term Rental, CLICK HERE: