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Business License


All businesses that do business in Burbank, whether physically located in Burbank or not, must register for an account. Applications may be brought to our office for processing.

Our offices are located in the Community Services Building, 150 North Third Street, Burbank, CA 91502.

To file a new business physically located in Burbank or change the location of an existing Burbank business, please visit our office Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.  

For new out-of-town businesses and existing businesses, our counters are open Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. to assist you with filing a new business application and for payment drop off.

For questions, please email [email protected] or contact the office at (818) 238-5280. 

Can I Make Changes to my Business License Account?

City of Burbank business licenses are not transferable. Any change as to the ownership of the business, the location of the business, business name, or the nature of business conducted, will require a new business tax certificate or business license which will be subject to all applicable approvals, a change fee, and zoning review fee.

Businesses who have premises located in Burbank shall post their business license certficate on the premises. For those businesses who operate in Burbank without a fixed location, a copy of the registration or license shall be carried on their person. If a vehicle is involved in the business activity, the vehicle may be required to display a current year decal affixed on the registered vehicle for identification.

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