Business Licenses

Any individual or company conducting business within the City of Capitola is required to obtain a business license.

Chapter 5.04 of Capitola’s Municipal code states:

5.04.040    Prohibition.   It is prohibited for any person or persons to carry on a business in the City of Capitola without having paid, by the time due, any business license tax applicable to the term during which the business was carried on.

Complete business license application based on business type. Submit with payment to:

City of Capitola, 420 Capitola Avenue, Capitola, CA 95010

If this is a home based business, a Home Occupation Permit may need to be obtained thru the Community Development Department. A Home Occupation Permit Application is also available in Forms and Permits section.