Business License

The Business License/Revenue Division is one of three divisions located in the Finance Department, which falls under the Administrative Services Work Group.

This division is responsible issuing and collecting all applicable taxes and fees for business licenses and regulatory permits, collection of City specialty taxes (Utility Users Tax, Transient Occupancy Tax, etc.), managing franchise agreements, as well as issuing burglary alarm permits.   

The City provides many business and community related resources that are available at on the City's website. Please visit for more information.

For questions regarding the city licensing requirements, please contact the Revenue Division staff at (310) 952-1748 or e-mail us at


City Hall Contact

701 E Carson Street
Carson, CA 90745
(310) 830-7600, 7 AM - 6 PM
Monday - Thursday
24-hour automated: (310) 952-1700


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