Business License

If you are operating a business within the City limits of Eureka, you will need to obtain a Business License.

Click here to be directed to the online business license portal.

 If you are renewing a business license for 2023, please refer to your letter or email with the claim code for renewal instructions.  If you did not receive one please email licensing @

Business license applications may need to be approved by the Planning and Building departments.  If you have questions about business activity at a location within City limits or about the zoning of a location within City limits, please email or call Development Services.  If you have general questions, please email or call Finance.

Finance - L:icensing (707) 441-4267 - licensing @

Development Services - Planning (707) 441-4160 - planning @

Development Services - Building (707) 441-4183 - building @


Customer Service Counter Hours  (except Holidays)

Monday through Friday 9 am - 4 pm

Eureka City Hall
531 K Street
Eureka, CA 95501