business license process. The information provided to begin the license procedure is intended as a public service and is not all inclusive and any specific questions should be directed to the Business License Division at 323-887-1448.
The Montebello Municipal Code requires most businesses operating in Montebello to pay an annual business license tax. With a few exceptions of flat fees, most Montebello business license tax is computed based on gross receipts. For rates associated with your specific business license classification, please contact us in the Business License Division.
Business Licenses are not transferable between owners; however, they may be transferred to a new location within the city upon written notification to Business License Division and approval by the Planning Division. The majority of businesses, trades, professions, callings, or occupations operating in the City need a Business License Certificate and Occupancy Permit; these include but are not limited to: