Business License Division
Licenses division is responsible for the issuance of all licenses,
permits, yard sale permits, contractors, consultants, and home
Division works in conjunction with other departments such as the Fire
department, planning, building, code enforcement and the Sheriff’s
to ensure compliance with the City and State requirements. This division
also responsible for issuance of permits for special events such as
rummage sales, yard sales, firework stands, Christmas tree sales and the
Christmas Parade vendor permits. Systematic surveys and audits of
business license establishments are also conducted by the City's
I need a Business License?
Any individual, corporation or sole proprietor who wishes to conduct
business within the City of Lynwood must obtain a business license. City
law states that no person shall engage in business or transact and
carry on a business, trade, profession, calling or occupation in the
city without first having procured a license from the city to do so or
without complying with any and all applicable provisions of Chapter 4 of
the Municipal Code of the City of Lynwood.
What Occupations require a Business License?
Business license fees vary depending on the type of business that you
are conducting. Below is an example of businesses that are required to
obtain a license:
• Delivery Trucks • Dry Cleaning • Laundry
Cleaning/Delivery • Towels&Linen Supplies
• Gardening and
Maintenance • Janitorial Services • Repair Services • Vending Machines
- Mail completed application forms and $30
filing fee to the City of Lynwood, Business License Division, 11330
Bullis Road, Lynwood CA 90262.
your application forms and filing fee are received and approved, we
will mail you an invoice of your Business License Fee. Once we receive
your payment, we will then issue a license.
Where can I get the forms?If I
have questions, who should I contact?
- You can download the
form from the City’s website at www.lynwood.ca.us. You can
also call us and we will mail, fax or email you the forms. Forms are
also available at our office.
- We want to hear from
you. Contact Business License Division at (310) 603-0220 Ext. 285.Forms and Applications
Application for Permit to Operate Alarm SystemApplication ChecklistBusiness License Application GuideBusiness License ApplicationCity's W-9Contractors License ApplicationHome Occupation ApplicationLicense Fee Statement for Commercial Building(s)License Fee Statement for ApartmentsProfessional Consultant ApplicationReal Estate ApplicationSpecial Permit Application
Zoning ClearanceBusiness License Contact Information
Arturo Solorzano, Business License Specialist
(310) 603-0220, ext. 631
David Spears, Business License Specialist
(310) 603-0220, ext. 286
Arturo Ramos, Business License Specialist
(310) 603-0220, ext. 265