City of Palmdale - New Business License & Permit Application
What you need to know to get started:
1. Business licenses are issued on a quarterly basis and must be renewed annually at the end of the quarter of the following year.
2. The business start date is the first date your business started operating in the City of Palmdale.
3. Employee identification numbers are required for all new businesses. Sole owners or partnerships must provide a valid form of identification,
which may be a California Driver's License Number, Individual Taxpayer Identification Number,
or Municipal Identification Number for all owners or partners.
Social Security numbers are an acceptable form of identification but are not required. LLC, Limited Partnership, Trust or
Corporations are required to provide a Federal Employee Identification Number (FEIN)
or State Employee Identification Number (SEIN) for the business.
4. No payment will be required until your application has been reviewed and accepted. You will receive
an email verifying the receipt of application. Within 3 business days you will receive an email containing
the amount due and instructions on how to make payment online.
The City of Palmdale would like to welcome you to its business community.
We know that starting a new business can be exciting and challenging.
We wish you the greatest success in your new venture!
If you need any assistance with the application process, please call (661) 247-8384
to speak with a customer service representative.