How do I apply for a business license?
  • Download the Business License Application (PDF) which can always be accessed by going to the Documents and Forms global navigation tab at the top of the home page > Application Forms > Business License Application.
  • Email Customer Service the completed form or apply in person at City Hall, 212 S. Vanderhurst Avenue.
  • Per King City Municipal Code 5.12.010, No person shall transact and carry on any business, trade, or profession in the city without first having obtained a business license.  Therefore, this includes temporary businesses, home occupation businesses, contractors, consultants and vendors.  
  • City business licenses are valid for one calendar year (January – December) with the exception of contractors.  They have the option of quarterly licenses (Jan-Mar, Mar-Jun, Jul-Sep, Sep-Dec).
  • After the application and payment is submitted, it can take 7-10 business days for your application to be processed and mailed out.
  • Per King City Municipal Code 5.12.110 No license issued pursuant to this title shall be transferred.


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