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How do I renew my business license?

You may now pay and submit your Business License Renewal or Transient Occupancy Tax online. In order to pay online you will need an account number and a security code. This information is specific to your account and can be found in the upper right hand corner of your renewal form. The online website is: https://bltot.cityofoceanside.com/WebRenewals.

For your convenience we accept Visa, MasterCard and Discover Card.



Do I need a business license to operate the business out of my home?
Yes, a Business License is required to use your home address as your business address.

Do I need to get a sign permit for my business prior to installing a sign?
Yes, a sign installation permit must be obtained from the Building Division/Development Services Department for signage consistent with zoning ordinance sign regulations and/or with an approved Comprehensive Sign Package.

I am opening a new business, is a permit required for my grand opening?
If the activity involves the exterior store front or parking lot and activities include tents, exhibits, amplified music/public address, food concessions or other activities outside of the normal business activity, a special event permit is required.