Business Licensing

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The City of San Gabriel requires all businesses operating in the City to pay an annual business license tax. Any person who conducts any business, trade, profession, calling or occupation in the City is required to obtain a license whether or not the physical business address is in or outside the City. Please call 626-308-2812 ext. 4612 or email for applications and information on the requirements for obtaining a City Business License.  All prospective business owners need to verify zoning and building permit requirements before applying for a business license. You may contact our Community Development department at 626-308-2806 or via email at

Effective July 1, 2021 there will be a 2.9% credit card processing fee for all credit card charges. We accept Visa, MasterCard, Cash and Checks.  


Online Renewals

You may renew your Business License online here