Starting a Business in the City of Grass Valley
The City of Grass Valley welcomes you to its business community. Starting a business can be an exciting and challenging time. We wish you great success in your new venture!
The City of Grass Valley requires a business license for businesses operating in the City. A business license is required regardless of the trade, profession or occupation and regardless of whether the main business address is located within the City. Business licenses expire on December 31st each year and must be renewed annually.
The easiest and fastest way to apply for a new business license or renew your current license is using the online filing service. To begin, simply click on the “start now” button located on the right of this page. From the main menu please select the “apply” option to submit a new application for your business. Alternatively, you may download a copy of the business license application directly from the helpful forms section of this website.
If you need further assistance applying for a business license, you are welcome to contact us at GrassValley@hdlgov.com or by phone Toll-Free at (530) 768-2497. Office hours are Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.