Business License Application

The City has two different types of business license applications.

1. General Businesses Applications
General businesses include the following types of businesses:

  • Retail establishments
  • Personal service salons
  • Manufacturers
  • Business professionals
  • Vehicle delivery based businesses and rentals

If you fall into this general business type, please complete the following form:

2. Contractor and Sub-Contractor Applications
Contractors located in Los Altos must keep their business license current at all times. These licenses generally are for a term of one year, however, those contractors not located in Los Altos can opt for a six month term. 

To apply for a Contractor or Sub-Contractor Application, please complete the following form: