Business Registration (Licenses)

  • The Community Development Department is responsible for the issuance and renewal of business registration for the City of Woodland.  

    To apply for a new business registration or business registration renewal, download the application below & return it with payment, or apply in-person at the Community Development Department, City Hall, 300 First Street between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.  If you have questions regarding obtaining a business registration, please call our office at (530)661-5820.

    For additional information, you may contact us by clicking here.

    Effective January 1, 2013, the State of California is mandating what the City of Woodland include specific ADA information on our Business License forms.  The State is also requiring that Cities collect an additional $1.00 fee.

    Under federal and state law, compliance with disability access laws is a serious and significant responsibility that applies to all California building owners and tenants with buildings open to the public. You may obtain information about your legal obligations and how to comply with disability access laws at the following agencies: The Division of the State Architect at www.dgs.ca.gov/dsa/home.aspx. The Department of Rehabilitation at http://www.rehab.cahwnet.gov/. The California Commission on Disability Access.

    Current business registration information is viewable by clicking on the links below:  Business Definitions & Registration Fees
  •  Business Registration Application 
  •  Criteria for Home Business Registration
  •  Letter of Authorization for Home Business Registration
  •  Request for Closure of Business Registration (License)

Special mobile vendor requirements:

For existing or start-up business assitance resources, please visit the following sites:

Sellers Permits Reminder from the California State Board of Equalization