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Apply For City of Arcadia Business License
Business License Division
240 W. Huntington Drive
Post Office Box 60021
Arcadia, CA 91066-6021
Speciality Licenses and Permits
If you are doing business in California and intend to sell or lease tangible personal property subject to sales tax sold at retail, you are required to have a seller's permit issued by the State Board of Equalization. Once you obtain a seller's permit you must display it at your place of business. To obtain information or a permit, contact the district office by calling (562) 908-5280, or visiting 12820 Crossroads Parkway South, City of Industry, CA.
Any retail food facility, defined as "a place where food is stored, prepared, served, packaged, transported, or otherwise handled for dispensing or sale directly to the consumer," must first obtain Health Department approval. This includes, but is not limited to liquor stores, grocery stores, bakeries, restaurants, lounges, coffee shops, and manufactures of ice or soft drinks. To apply for health permit, contact the Los Angeles County Health Department at (800) 427-8700.
If you plan on selling alcoholic beverages a liquor license from the Department of Alcohol Beverage Control (ABC) is required. For more information visit the local ABC office at 222 E. Huntington Drive, Suite 114, Monrovia, CA 91016 or call (626) 256-3241.