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covid-19 alert 

CITY HALL REVENUE COUNTER CLOSURE - Walk-in access to the City Hall Revenue Services Counter will not be available beginning Thursday, March 19, 2020.

PAYMENTS ACCEPTED - Payments will be accepted through on-line systems, City Hall drop box on H Street or by mail.

BUSINESS OPERATION TAX - Questions can be directed to finance@cityofsacramento.org  

DEPP RENEWALS - DEPP can be renewed online during this period.

PARKING CITATIONS - Inquiries for parking citations can be submitted online.

 

The City of Sacramento requires anyone engaged in business within the City of Sacramento to obtain a valid Business Operations Tax (BOT) Certificate.  You may learn more about the BOT and how to apply HERE.

Some types of businesses are also required to obtain a special business permit. Below are the special business permits required by the City of Sacramento and issued through the Finance Department, Revenue Division. Please read the instructions carefully to ensure you have met all the requirements.

Questions? Contact the Revenue Division, Permits & Taxes Unit at 916.808.8500 or  businesspermits@cityofsacramento.org with any questions.

 

City of Sacramento, Revenue Division
915 I Street, Room 1201
Sacramento, CA 95814
Public counters: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m

 

 Special Business Permits

ASTROLOGY

BINGO

BIKE SHARE

ENTERTAINMENT

Entertainment permits are handled by the Community Development Department.

 FINGERPRINTING FORMS

FOOD VENDING VEHICLES

You can now submit your mobile food permit application online!

Or you can submit your application with the paper forms below.

FUNERAL ESCORT

MEDICAL MARIJUANA

Please visit the Office of Cannabis Management webpage

PEDICAB

SHORT-TERM VACATION RENTALS

Please visit our webpage

 SOMATIC (Massage)

    SIDEWALK VENDING PERMIT

    Taxi

    Meeting Notes and Documents

    Tow

     

    fire department issued permits

    Christmas Tree Lot and Firework Booth business permits are issued by the City of Sacramento Fire Department.

     

    FIRE DEPT ISSUED PERMIT  FORM REQUIRED FEE
    Christmas Tree Lot Christmas Tree Lot Permit Application  $153 + $40 Deposit
    Firework Booth  Safe and Sane Fireworks 166


    Applications and fees are accepted at the Revenue Division public counter. More information about these permits can be found on the Fire Department webpage.

     

    police DEPARTMENT ISSUED PERMITS

    The following business permits are issued by the City of Sacramento Police Department:

     

     POLICE DEPT ISSUED PERMIT FORM REQUIRED FEE
    Adult Entertainer Permit   SPD 384  $302+$88 fingerprinting (new applicants only)
    Amusement Arcades  SPD 384 $693 
    Billiards Billiard Application $728 
    Cardroom Employees  SPD 384 $137 +$88 fingerprinting (new applicants only) 
    Secondhand/Pawn SPD 384 $204 
    Solicitor/Canvasser SPD 384 $144

     

    Applications and fees are accepted at the Revenue Division public counter. Questions about these permits should be directed to Sacramento Police Department Permits at 916.808.0700 or SPDPermits@pd.cityofsacramento.org.