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Business License

City of St. Helena Business Licenses
 
No person, whether as principal or agent, clerk or employee, either for himself or herself or for any other person, or any body corporate, or as an officer for any corporation, or otherwise shall commence or carry on any business, trade, calling, profession or occupation, in this title specified, in the city, without first having procured a license from the city to do so. The carrying on of any business, trade, calling, profession or occupation mentioned in this title without first having procured a license from the city so to do shall constitute a separate violation of this title for each and every day that such business, trade, calling, profession or occupation is so carried on. 
 
The following schedule is a summary of the City of St. Helena Business License Fees, for detailed descriptions please refer to the City of St. Helena Municipal Code Title 5, BUSINESS LICENSES AND REGULATIONS.   Per SB 1186 an additional fee of $1.00 is applied to each business license application.  For any business being operated out of a home, a separate home occupation application must be completed.  This application requires a one (1) time $200.00 processing fee and is available through the Planning Department.
 
Although the information provided here is as current and complete as possible, it is best to check business license requirements and fees listed in the City of St. Helena Municipal Code Title 5, Chapter 5.12 BUSINESS LICENSE FEES AND SCHEDULES or verify with City staff for requirements.
 
All business license fees are payable to the City of St. Helena at 1480 Main Street, St. Helena, CA 94574.