Doing Business

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This section of the website shares information that is useful to current and/or future local business owners in Santa Cruz. Information has been aggregated and conveniently categorized to encourage development of our local economy. The navigation menu to the left will direct you to more detailed information. The topics are as follows:

Bidding Information 

Building Inspection Services

How to Start a Business in the City of Santa Cruz

Business Licenses and Permits

Business License Database

Environmental Programs

Green Business Certification Program

Selling to the City

Street Banners