Business Licenses & Taxes

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Business License

The Business License and Tax team administers business license/tax account applications for all businesses operating within the City of Burbank, as well as issues garage sale permits for residents.




Community Services Building

150 N. Third Street Burbank, CA 91502 (view map)


By Phone

Monday through Friday

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

PHONE: (818) 238-5280


FAX: (818) 238-5242

In-Person at the Public Counter

Monday through Friday

8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

(Last kiosk ticket available at 11:45 a.m.)

and 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.



Regulatory Business License and Business Permit Programs
The team administers programs that regulate businesses through licensing and permits such as:

  • Taxicabs
  • Foodtrucks
  • Firearms sales (commercial and residential locations)
  • Massage establishments
  • Kennel licenses
  • Bingo licensing
  • 78 other types of regulatory licenses

Business Tax Registration, Billing, and Collection Program
The team administers business tax registration, billing, collection, and tracking of 12,000 businesses throughout the City.

Garage Sale Permit Program
The team issues approximately 1,500 garage sale permits annually and manages the garage sale weekend enforcement program. To apply for a garage sale permit online or to find out where garage sales will be, please click here.


Staff Directory

Cannon, Emily  Business License Permit Technician  Community Development  Email
Coates, Carol-Ann  Building Administration Manager   Community Development  Email
Donovan, Dominique  Business License Permit Technician    Community Development  Email



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