In the City of Modesto, there are 3 types of Business Licenses. A Business License is required of all home and commercial business owners within the City of Modesto. A business physically located outside the City limits of Modesto performing a service inside the City limits of Modesto is also required to have a license as well.
All Business License Applications are interactive. When you open the form, click in the first field and type in the information to complete the form. Print the application and click on "Save a Copy" to keep for your records.
|Applications and Forms|
|Commercial Business License Application|
|Home Business License Application | Home Business Agreement|
|Outside Business License Application|
|Notice of Business Information Change|
|Sidewalk Food Vendor - Sequence of Action|
|Special Event / Itinerant License Application|
Before returning your application, did you:
We cannot process incomplete applications or applications returned with incorrect fees.
As of September 1, 2017, customers paying by debit or credit card in person or online will be charged a 2.4% service fee for transactions. Review the for more information.