Starting a Business in the City of Artesia
The City of Artesia welcomes you to its business community. Starting a business can be exciting and challenging. We wish you success in your new venture!
The City of Artesia requires all businesses operation within the City limits, including property owners and independent contractors, to obtain a business license and to pay business license tax prior to commencing business operations.
The fastest way to apply for a business license is using the online filing method. To begin, simply click on the
start now button located on the right of this page and select the
apply option from the main menu. If your business is based in the City of Artesia, zoning clearance will also be required for your business. Alternatively, you may download a copy of the business license application and zoning approval forms directly from the helpful forms section of this website.
If you need further assistance or help applying for a business license, you are welcome to contact us at Artesia@hdlgov.com or by phone at (562) 222-8742. All questions and applications are now processed on-line or over the phone.