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Community Development Department

14000 City Center Dr
.
Chino Hills, CA 91709

Ph:  (909) 364-2740
Fax: (909) 364-2795
A Business License is required of all entities engaging in business within the Chino Hills City limits, including home administrative offices, temporary activities and businesses with offices located outside the City.

In-City Businesses
All businesses located in the City of Chino Hills are required to obtain a business license. To apply for a new Business License, please download the Business License application or visit the Community Development Department. 

Commercial or Storefront businesses may also be required to obtain a Zoning Clearance and/or a Certificate of Occupancy in addition to the Business License. See table below for fees. *Please call the Community Development Department to determine the required business fees.

Home-based
businesses
are required to obtain a business license even if the primary business activity occurs outside of the home. Additionally, a Home Occupation Permit is required. See table below for fees.

 IN-CITY Business Fees

 Business License Fee $14.43
 State Disability Access Fee $4.00
 City Processing Fee (does not apply for license renewals via mail or online) $38.00
 TOTAL BUSINESS LICENSE FEES $56.43
   
   HOME OCCUPATION PERMIT FEE $92.00
* ZONING CLEARANCE FEE $139.00
* CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY FEE $116.00

Out-Of-City Businesses
All businesses located outside of the City of Chino Hills are required to obtain a business license if they have business activity in the City. To apply for a Business License over the phone, please call HdL at (909) 740-3187. See table below for fees. A $38 processing fee will be added to Out-of-City business license applications that are processed at the City of Chino Hills.

 OUT-OF-CITY Business License Fees
 
 Business License Fee  $14.43
 State Disability Access Fee  $4.00
 TOTAL BUSINESS LICENSE FEES  $18.43

Veteran's Exemption Form

Business License Certificates
Business license certificates will be mailed 2 to 3 weeks after your application and payment have been submitted. If you need a duplicate certificate, please call HdL at (909) 740-3187.

Business License Renewals
Business license renewals can be completed online or by phone. Click here to renew your
business license online or call HdL at (909) 740-3187 to renew by phone
.  If you need a
duplicate renewal form, please call HdL at (909) 740-3187.      


Business License Search
To search a Chino Hills business license, please use the Business License Search.

Newly Licensed Businesses

The Monthly New Business License Report contains a listing of businesses that
have applied for a business license within a given month.  It provides the
business name, 
owner's name, and business phone number.  This report is 
updated the first week of each month for the previous month's activity.
Monthly New Business License Report