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Overview

Business Licenses

To help provide for the services and maintenance of public facilities utilized by businesses, the City of Rocklin established an ordinance (5.04.060) that requires every business within the City to be licensed and to pay the business license tax, as set forth in the ordinance. 

If you are planning on opening a business located in the City of Rocklin, or doing business within the City’s limits, you must obtain a business license. 

To help provide for the services and maintenance of public facilities utilized by businesses, the City of Rocklin established an ordinance (5.04.060) that requires every business within the City to be licensed and to pay the business license tax, as set forth in the ordinance. 

If you are planning on opening a business located in the City of Rocklin, or doing business within the City’s limits, you must obtain a business license. 

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To use our new online Business License Application, click here.

To use our traditional application process, continue below:

The business license tax varies, depending on the type of business. Follow three steps to determine which category your business falls under, which forms must be completed, and which fees will apply to your business.

For questions regarding new business licenses and renewal business licenses, view the Business License Frequently Asked Questions.

General information

SB1186 Compliance

On September 19, 2012 Governor Brown signed into law Senate Bill -1186 which adds a state fee of $1 on any applicant for a local business license or similar instrument or permit, or renewal thereof. The purpose of this fee is to increase disability access and compliance with construction-related accessibility requirements and to develop educational resources for businesses in order to facilitate compliance with federal and state disability laws, as specified.