Opening a new business? Congratulations! We hope the information you find here will be helpful to you in your business operations.

All Orange Cove businesses are required to obtain a business license and to keep the license current by paying the appropriate business tax. You can apply for your business license by mail or in person.

To apply by mail, you may access our printable business license application. Please mail the application with corresponding payment to the mailing address on the application.

You may also file your business license in person at our public counter in City Hall. If you file in person, normally you will receive your business license at the closing of the month. Our office is open Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

If you have any other questions, you may call City Hall at (559) 626-4488.

Your business license fees helps with the following:

  • Supports public health and safety by collecting tax revenue to fund city-wide services like, police, fire, and parks.
  • Assists new businesses in completing the steps necessary to begin successful operations
  • Protects and serves the citizens of Orange Cove by regulating permits for various industries and occupations
  • Provides information on local businesses for consumers and potential customers